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“We have all seen how the influx of big money distorts our agenda, limits competition, and undermines democracy. With Fair Elections, the power rests with voters, not special interests.”

- Bill Bradley
Former Senator from New Jersey
ACR Chair

Money in Politics: Who Gives

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Less than 1% of Americans Contribute 80% of Funds

Geographic Concentration of Major Donors

Major Industries Top 2008 Contributors

Sources: Federal Election Commission, Center for Responsive Politics, Public Campaignʼs “The Color of Money” Project