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Ten computer-assisted campaign finance stories you can do quickly

Number 474
Subject CAR
Source Jonathan Salant
State Congressional Quarterly
Year 1996
Publication Date Campaign Coverage (Maryland)
Summary Salant lists 10 computer-assisted campaign finance stories you can do quickly from FEC data, including how to determine the biggest givers in your community and where your lawmaker is getting her/his money from. Salant demonstrates what he preaches with the two accompanying articles -- one about U.S. Sen. Moynihan and the kinds of PAC contributions he attracts and the other about how business PACs pick their cause.
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