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it restricted spending by banning parties, candidates, and and elected officials from receiving or spending soft money on election campaigns

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Q: How did the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act affect campaign funding and spending?
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What do the parties have to largely depend on for campaign funding?

DONATIONS


How does a presidential contender qualify for public funding in the pre-convention period?

To qualify for public money, a candidate has to agree to limit the amount he or she will spend on a campaign.


Why would an interest group choose campaign contributions?

Campaign contributions give faster results than lawsuits or mass mobilization- you are dealing with one person (the politician you are funding); it buys the candidate's loyalty and support; it provides access when the interest group needs assistance; it is more effective on a single, focused issue; you don't need a large group of people to back you up (as with mass mobilization).


What disadvantages does a third party candidate have?

Winner-take-all aspect of electoral college ballot access campaign financing (rules/limits, not effects) Federal funding of presidential elections exclusion from presidential debates single-member plurality districts


The influence of interest groups through the courts occurs through?

In the United States system of federal judiciary the courts are independent but still at threat to the influences by special interest and lobbies. These political threats to judicial impartiality come from campaign finance laws and how the executive and legislative branches pander to constituents. Campaign finance can influence the president toward a certain nominee. In turn the Senators who have the authority to confirm judicial nominees are also subject to the influence of interest group funding. These two confluences of interest group funding can corrupt judicial impartiality and the very selection process thereof. Interest groups can affect state laws and in many jurisdictions attorney generals, prosecutors, law enforcement chiefs and judges are elected making the system inherently partisan.

Related questions

Why did Obama refuse public funding?

By refusing public funding, Obama can spend an unlimited amount of money on his campaign. If he had accepted public funding, he would be subject to government-imposed spending limits on his campaign.


The parties have to depend largely on taxationdonationsgrantswealthy candidates for their campaign funding?

The parties have to depend largely on donations for their campaign funding.


How is campaign funding regulated in the states?

Campaign funding in state elections are regulated by state laws passed by each state's general assembly.


How is campaign funding regulated in the state elections?

Campaign funding in state elections are regulated by state laws passed by each state's general assembly.


How is campaign funding regulated state elections?

by the state


What do the parties have to largely depend on for campaign funding?

DONATIONS


What are private sources of campaign funding?

This depends on the country or region in question, since campaign funding rules vary from place to place and this directly impacts what private sources are available.


What are the private sources of campaign funding?

This depends on the country or region in question, since campaign funding rules vary from place to place and this directly impacts what private sources are available.


How can you loan your campaign money?

Loaning campaign money is illegal, and violates federal campaign funding laws. Authorities come down hard on people who lend campaign money to themselves and others, as a way of accessing the funds for non-campaign related purposes.


How did the supreme court ruling in citizens united v FEC affect campaign funding and spending?

it weakened campaign finance laws by ruling that corporations and unions could not be prohibited from running ads, and that corporations could spend an unlimited amount on federal elections


Who regulates campaign funding in state and local elections?

State laws regulate funding in both.


What are the advantages and disadvantages of federal funding of presidential-campaign?

im not sure