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Unformatted text preview: chance it will pass and will help with a possible re-election. The disadvantages are that without amendments, or no one improving your idea it may end in a veto and no re-election. Does fundraising consume too much of the legislators' time and energy? Does it affect their behavior? Why or why not? Fundraising is a very important thing for any elected government office, so any time spent is necessary, not only to ensure the candidate will be re-elected but to always have the funds necessary to act on the peoples’ behalf. Having to raise funds does affect their behavior; they will behave differently for each activity, or based on what he or she thinks they should be for others. They become a chameleon, and change based on their surroundings....
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- Winter '10
- Government, United States Congress, Phoenix American National