Back to top

Campaign Finance Debates and Strategies


Published October 31, 2023

In a post-presentation Q&A, Hoover Institution senior fellow, Brandice Canes-Wrone, answers questions from the Policy Bootcamp students. She provides the students with insight into issues such as spending caps, the significance of social media’s role for less-funded candidates, and how, even though party spending and donor contributions tend to weed out more ideological candidates in favor of moderates, the perception that big money in politics is a corruptive force still persists and undermines election legitimacy.