Events

Gallery of Past Events


Dawn Clark Netsch “Straight Talk” Awards Reception

Tuesday, December 8, 5:30-7:00 PM
Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn Street Chicago


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RUNNING CLEAN ELECTION$ WITHOUT BIG MONEY

A forum held in Chicago’s Hyde Park on November 8, 2015

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Thank you to Representative Barbara Flynn Currie, campaign manager Sean Tenner, and former aldermanic candidates Cornell Wilson and George Rumsey for their presentations on campaign finance reform in yesterday’s forum held in Chicago’s Hyde Park. Thank you also to those who attended.

Here are some links to organizations that were mentioned in the forum

Resources for information related to campaign financing

Searchable Databases:

Candidates for federal office

CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY

Interactive website that shows information about Presidential Candidates fundraising and spending.  Data based on what is reported to FEC.
http://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/10/16/18631/see-how-much-2016-presidential-candidates-have-raised-so-far

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMITTEE

Use the database to research the fundraising and spending of candidates in federal elections.
http://www.fec.gov/pindex.shtml

PROPUBLICA

Itemizer allows you to browse electronic campaign finance filings from the Federal Election Commission. It does not include Senate candidate or Senate party committees, which file their reports on paper.
https://projects.propublica.org/itemizer/

Candidates for state and local offices:

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS

Allows searching by contributions, committees, district or official, and candidates.
https://www.elections.il.gov/

ILLINOIS SUNSHINE

Search campaign contributions and expenditures in Illinois.  Based on continuous feed of data from Illinois State Board of Elections, but more user friendly.   http://www.Illinoisssunshine.org

Local Organizations Working on Campaign Finance Reform:

BETTER GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION http://www.bettergov.org/campaign-finance

COMMON CAUSE ILLINOIS http://www.commoncause.org/states/illinois/issues/money-in-politics/?referrer=https://www.google.com

ILLINOIS CAMPAIGN FOR POLITICAL REFORM  http://www.ilcampaign.org/issues-and-legislation/campaign-finance-reform/

ILLINOIS MOVE TO AMEND http://illinoismovetoamend.org/

RUNCLEAN.ORG http://runclean.org


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