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Volume: 11 Number: 24

Title: Campaign Finance Institute

Source/Sponsoring Agency: Campaign Finance Institute; George Washington University

URL: http://www.cfinst.org/

Date Checked: 7/27/2006      Status: Active

Date Annotated: 7/27/2006

Topics: Politics

Other keywords: Campaign Finance; Elections

Contents: Affiliated with George Washington University, the Campaign Finance Institute (CFI) is a non-partisan, non-profit entity that "conducts objective research and education, empanels task forces and makes recommendations for policy change in the field of campaign finance." The CFI website offers various materials to users. Task force reports are published to the site, as well as streaming videos of past seminars and discussion forums. Also available is CFI research on various topics. This include reports and analyses on subjects such as the presidential matching fund system, presidential primary fundraising, and the use of media vouchers. The Resources section provides additional material of use to researchers. Here, users can access extensive e-guides on the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, the McConnell v. FEC decision, and Federal Election Commission regulations. Also available is the Campaign Finance Clearinghouse. This is a searchable database of compiled research on campaign finance. The database may be searched by category, author, and/or abstract text.

Author of Annotation: M. Morrison


Last Modified: 6/20/2012