More Than Survive, Parties Thrive Under New Campaign Finance Rules

Hadfield, Joe
April 2005
Campaigns & Elections (1996);Apr2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on the effects of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA) on the campaign finance of political parties and candidates during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Results of an investigation of presidential campaigns in six states conducted by the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy; Challenges faced by party committees in adapting to BCRA; Strategies used by Republican and Democratic party committees to increase their fund-raising budget; Impact of BCRA on state party involvement in congressional races.


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