Unformatted text preview: Most PAC donations go to incumbents (79 percent) Most spending goes to incumbents and committee members Contributions buy access, not necessarily votes Interest group resources, cont’d. Leadership Effective leadership can offset other resource disadvantages (money, influence) Membership: size and intensity Larger groups generally have advantages (AARP) Intensity can make up for lack of numbers (NRA) Best possible situation is to have both...
View Full Document
- Spring '15
- Interest Rate, Political campaign, Accountable Fundraising, Group Resources