Tax Financed Campaigns Handouts

CCP Half-Pagers: The Truth About Campaign Finance

There are a number misconceptions and myths about campaign finance. CCP created these half-pagers to address some of these misconceptions: Three Myths About…Campaign Contribution Limits Three Myths About…Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Three Myths About…Disclosure Three Myths About…Money in Politics Three Myths About…Super PACs Three Myths About…Tax-Financed Campaigns What You Need to Know About… […]

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Meet the New Legislature, Same as the Old Legislature: A quantitative analysis of the Connecticut Citizens’ Election Program

This report analyzes the effect that Connecticut’s so-called “Clean Elections” program has had on legislator voting behavior. Connecticut first instituted taxpayer-funding for legislative campaigns in 2008. This report studies legislator voting behavior both before and after the 2008 elections to determine how the institution of taxpayer-funded campaigns changed legislator voting behavior. The study finds that […]

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