Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher: National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Tyler Evilsizer
Research Area: Politics
Vincent Fumo, who served as a state senator in Pennsylvania for 30 years, was found guilty of 137 counts of corruption and fraud. The March 16, 2009 decision rocked state politics. This report documents campaign finance data since 2000, showing that Fumo regularly outraised opponents by at least two to one.