Research by the National Institute on Money in State Politics explores the role of campaign contributions in the 31 state supreme court races of 2016. Data made available by the Institute, a recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, enables users to examine contributions in state supreme court races based on candidate, type of donor, and type of race. TheInstitute maintains the nation’s only free, nonpartisan, verifiable archive of campaign contributions for all 50 states.
Strengthening American Democracy
Conducting a time-limited exploration of ways to strengthen democracy in the U.S., given our perception that the political system has failed to adequately address major issues confronting the nation – from climate change to health care, from our fiscal future to the criminal justice system, from immigration to education.