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Special Interest-Funded Party Groups Spend Further And Further Down-Ballot

January 01, 1970 | Citizens For Responsibility And Ethics In Washington | News
The growing emphasis on state policy goals by both political parties has led to the proliferation of political organizations designed to raise and spend money – much of it from special interests – to win specific state offices. The most prominent of these groups are the Democratic and Republican Governors Associations, but other party-connected groups target secretary of state, state legislator, and state Supreme Court races.
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