Hollywood bigwig Steve Bing shelled out some $40 million of his own wealth to make up the bulk of a $47 million campaign for
Proposition 87, an oil tax that would have funded alternative-energy projects.
Cogswell asked Campbell to manage his campaign for
the Seattle City Council.
Campaign money--not votes--is now the currency of our democracy, determining who is able to run a viable campaign for
office, who usually wins, and who has the ear of elected officials," said Nick Nyhart, executive director of Public Campaign.
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election finance reform, features alarmist head-lines such as "Ka-Ching: National Parties Raise Record $160.
Access to money or possession of wealth should not be the prerequisite to conducting a viable campaign for
A new group, calling itself the Campaign for
America's Future, contends that it is not.
Nonmonetary contributions valued at $1,893 and $1,631 were received from Kamal Al-Khatib's campaign for
the Antelope Valley Union High School District board and Mayor Jim Ledford's re-election campaign, respectively.
In 1956, Nixon wanted to campaign for
vice president in all 50 states.
As the campaign for
mayor enters its final week, City Attorney James Hahn escalated his campaign against former Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday with a new commercial questioning Villaraigosa's role in the presidential pardon of a convicted drug dealer.
With 49 other alderman races to write about, as well as a bitter campaign for
mayor, all the press has time for is the basic "who's who" piece.
Wealthy folks are entitled to contribute massive amounts of personal money to their own campaign for
public office without any limitations whatsoever.