Many americans have requested this query within the face of skyrocketing crusade spending via applicants and events. Then, within the Nineteen Nineties, got here a wave of rich participants whose deep wallet procuring political places of work around the kingdom. Our worst suspicions have been proven. Or have been they? What impact do self-financers quite have on electoral results? Jennifer Steen's authoritative empirical research of self-financed applicants is a landmark in American politics. Steen completely disproves the proposal that self-funded applicants should buy a legislative seat, proving that the majority of self-financers don't win their elections. in its place, her booklet provides us a more true knowing of self-financers' real impact on crusade pageant and rhetoric.
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