Why the 2020 presidential election is likely to be the most expensive in history
“In the current era, much of the increase is due to the rise of outside groups like super PACs. Those groups did not exist before the Supreme Court ruled in its Citizens United decision. A big part of that rise in the last ten years has been driven by outside spending and the need to compete with outside spending. As more and more office holders are in office because they funded their own campaigns or because of wealthy donors, it really creates an increased divide between the constituents and their representatives” said Adav Noti, senior director, trial litigation & chief of staff at Campaign Legal Center.
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