Here’s a link to a website that gives you the kind of detail shown in the sample below (for my district) on campaign financing for local and state races.
Here’s another link for details on campaign financing for national races. Just type in your address or legislative district(s), and you can see what the money looks like in your district.
Here’s a link to a liberal research site–the results of their survey on campaign financing, regardless of their perspective, provides a good starting point for a discussion about YOUR opinions on whether there should be campaign financing limitations, the role of lobbyists and PACs, the “corporations-are-people” ruling, and other results about how we fund our political races. Weigh in below.
MyDistrict Legislative Candidates
|Candidate||Party||District||Election Status||Incumbency Status||↓Total↓|
|AUBERTINE, DARREL J||DEMOCRAT||SENATE DISTRICT 048||Lost – General Election||Incumbent||$1,109,829|
|RITCHIE, PATRICIA A||REPUBLICAN||SENATE DISTRICT 048||Won||Challenger||$780,807|
|MCGRATH, BRIAN S||DEMOCRAT||ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 122||Lost – General Election||Open Seat||$209,829|
|BLANKENBUSH, KENNETH D||REPUBLICAN||ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 122||Won||Open Seat||$88,069|
FIGURE CP1: District Party Control FIGURE CP2: Sector Breakdown for Legislative Candidates (current)