Here, for your reading pleasure, are the best campaign finance stories from the midterm elections.
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Arizona cracks down on Dark Money
An anti-dark money ballot initiative in AZ passed with an astonishing 73% support.
Arizona voters pass ballot initiative cracking down on so-called ‘dark money’
Voters in Arizona passed a ballot initiative on Tuesday known as the “Voters’ Right to Know Act” that will crack down on so-called “dark money” in elections.
Arizona voters pass ballot initiative cracking down on so-called ‘dark money’ | Fox Business
Peter Thiel buys a Senate seat
In fairness, he paid for two.
Peter Thiel’s picks Masters, Vance split key Senate races in Arizona, Ohio after billionaire spent $32 million on 2022 midterms
Billionaire Peter Thiel spent $32 million in the midterms, and his picks in Senate races in Arizona and Ohio, Blake Masters and J.D. Vance, saw mixed results.
Midterm results: Peter Thiel picks Masters, Vance see mixed results in Arizona, Ohio (cnbc.com)
One dollar, one vote
Thiel wasn’t the only high earner shaping the midterms.
Here are the 10 biggest donors in the midterm elections
Rich Americans spent big this midterm season to impact down-ballot races for their candidates of choice. The 2022 midterm election cycle has seen a boom in spending in the lead-up to Electio…
Here are the 10 biggest donors in the midterm elections | The Hill
UAE investigated for breaking US campaign finance law
A campaign finance system so broken, even our allies take advantage.
US intelligence report shows UAE efforts to meddle in American political system: Washington Post
A classified U.S. intelligence report states that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a close ally of the United States in the Middle East, has engaged in an extensive effort to influence U.S. politica…
US intelligence report shows UAE efforts to meddle in American political system: Washington Post | The Hill
Corporations Spent Millions To Support ‘Big Lie’ Candidates
The post-Jan. 6th donation halt is all but over.
These Large Corporations Spent Millions To Support ‘Big Lie’ Candidates
Corporate PACs contributed at least $65 million to Republican candidates who deny the results of the 2020 election, according to a new analysis.
Large Corporations Spent Millions In Support Of GOP Election Deniers | HuffPost Latest News