Campaign Finance and Primary Elections

Prepared for the Campaign Finance Task Force Meeting at Stanford University, Palo Alto, February 4, 2016

70 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2017

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Zachary Albert

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bruce A. Desmarais

Pennsylvania State University

Raymond J. La Raja

University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Department of Political Science

Date Written: January 15, 2015

Abstract

We review the literature on the financing of primary election campaigns and provide initial data on contribution trends and donor characteristics in House primaries.

Suggested Citation

Albert, Zachary and Desmarais, Bruce A. and La Raja, Raymond J., Campaign Finance and Primary Elections (January 15, 2015). Prepared for the Campaign Finance Task Force Meeting at Stanford University, Palo Alto, February 4, 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2909026 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2909026

Zachary Albert (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts Amherst ( email )

Department of Operations and Information Managemen
Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Bruce A. Desmarais

Pennsylvania State University ( email )

University Park, State College, PA 16801
United States

HOME PAGE: http://sites.psu.edu/desmaraisgroup

Raymond J. La Raja

University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Department of Political Science ( email )

200 Hicks Way, Thompson Hall
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
413.545-6182 (Phone)

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