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Published: 01 November 2016

400 Pages | 11

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190627324

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Buying the Vote

A History of Campaign Finance Reform

Robert E. Mutch

  • First history of the campaign finance reform movement
  • Consulted rarely used archival materials on presidential campaign funds
  • First history of how presidential campaigns were financed before the 1970s
  • Supreme Court decisions amount to a profoundly inegalitarian redefinition of American democracy.