Fact check: Bishop says dark money helped McCready
If you look at the overall amount spent on elections, (dark money) is a relatively small part, but when you look at the most contested races, it’s when you see dark money playing a big role," Brendan Fischer, director of federal reform at the Campaign Legal Center, said. "Dark money and outside money, generally, tend to gravitate towards the most competitive races." McCready’s 2018 congressional race against Republican Mark Harris was one of those tight elections that drew outside spending.
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