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Campaign Finance Reform: History and Background 3/24/09
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Campaign Finance Reform Why regulate campaign finance?
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Campaign Finance Reform Arguments against regulation?
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Campaign Finance Reform Types of campaign finance regulations in democratic systems limits on expenditures contribution limits disclosure regulations bans against certain types of contribution bans against certain types of expenditure incentives to donate subsidies-in-kind direct public subsidies
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Key developments in campaign finance 1883 Pendleton Act Ban on spoils/assessment system 1907 Tillman Act prohibition on corporate donations 1925 Federal Corrupt Practices Act disclosure requirements campaign spending limits 1947 Taft-Hartley Act Prohibition on direct union donations 1971 FECA Candidate own spending limits media spending limits disclosure requirements 1974 FECA amendments Contribution limits overall spending limits public funding presidential campaigns 1976 Buckey v. Valeo Struck down candidate spending limits
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course POLISCI 389 taught by Professor Allenhicken during the Winter '09 term at University of Michigan.

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