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Exploring Campaign Contributions in State Supreme Court Races

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. Read More
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Index Shows Most Legislative Races Are Not Competitive

An interactive index allows journalists, policymakers, and citizens to analyze the competitiveness of races from a variety of perspectives, such as voter demographics and campaign fundraising. Read More
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Fighting Foreclosures and Building Community

In a Chicago neighborhood that once had among the city’s highest foreclosure and vacancy rates, the Southwest Organizing Project and its partners have implemented a holistic suite of programs that address the housing crisis directly ... Read More