Michigan Campaign Finance Network

Links

Here are some links to other organizations involved in the fight for campaign finance reform, as well as research resources:

Brennan Center for Justice
The web site of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law. A great web site for legal issues involving money in politics and campaign finance reform.
Brookings Institution, The
Campaign finance information from the United States' best-known political think tank.
Campaign Finance Institute, The
The Institute's core mission is to reach across the normal lines of debate, through a program of research, deliberation and public education, to identify campaign finance policies that can achieve meaningful results over the long haul.
Campaign Legal Center
Representing the public interest in enforcement of campaign and media law.
Center for Public Integrity, The
The Center for Public Integrity's mission is to provide the American public with the findings of its investigations and analyses of public service, government accountability, and ethics-related issues via books, reports and newsletters.
Center for Responsive Politics, The
A non-profit, non-partisan research organization specializing in the study of Congress and particularly the role that money plays in its elections and actions. Their site won the the 2001 Webby Award for the best political website.
Federal Elections Commission
The web site for federal candidate campaign money. A place to discover who gave what to which candidates and when for U.S. elected offices.
Institute on Money In State Politics
The web site of the Institute on Money In State Politics offers you easy access to state-level campaign-finance data.
Investigative Reporters & Editors
Based at the University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Journalism. Look for their Campaign Finance Information Center.
Justice at Stake
A nationwide, nonpartisan partnership of more than forty-five judicial, legal and citizen organizations working for fair and impartial courts.
Michigan Secretary of State
Campaign finance reports filed electronically can be found at the Secretary of State's web site.
Midwest Democracy Network
A coalition of public interest non-profit groups in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota that seeks to strengthen democratic institutions and processes in the Great Lakes region.
Public Campaign
A non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to sweeping reform that aims to dramatically reduce the role of special interest money in America's elections and nullify the influence of big contributors in American politics.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and the courts.