Money and Diversity: 2004 State Legislative Elections
Publication Date: March 2006
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Megan Moore
Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation
Thirteen percent of the candidates elected to state legislatures in 2003 and 2004 were members of a racial minority. This new study looks at the fund-raising experiences of these winners and finds that they typically raised less campaign money than did white legislators.