Money in Politics
Money in Virginia Elections
How are constitutional amendments passed in the United States? Click here
Why do we need a constitutional amendment?
What about run-away conventions when the Article 5 convention approach is used? Click here
Examples where constitutional amendments have overturned Supreme Court rulings Click here
A Quiz: Check out your knowledge of the amendments? Click here
What is the problem with too much money in politics?Click here
What is the history of Supreme Court rulings on money in politics? Click here
What are the implications of too much money in politics?
The Brennen Center, Open Secrets
What is “Dark Money”?
American Promise: More about the proposed constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United
How much money is spent in Virginia elections?
The Senate — House of Delegates
How do campaign finance limitations in Virginia compare to other states?
Click here (Hint: We are one of only 5 states with no campaign finance limitations)
How much does it cost to run for office in Virginia?
How does Virginia fare in terms of ranking for ethics and transparency? Click here (hint: it’s not good)