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Civics & Economics SOL CE.05d
|Running for political office is…
|Rising campaign costs require candidates to conduct extensive _____ activities.
|Due to the high cost of running for office, it gives the _____ an advantage and _____ opportunities for others to run for office.
|Answers #1 – wealthy Answer #2 – limits
|Rising campaign costs have led to the development of _____ who raise money for political campaigns.
|PAC’s and Super PAC’s
|Special interest groups like the NRA that donate money to political campaigns have gained increased…
|Rising campaign cost have led to efforts to _____ campaign finance laws and place _____ on the amount individuals may donate to political candidates and campaigns.
|Answer #1 – reform Answer #2 – limits
|What Supreme Court case hurt campaign finance reform and allowed unlimited donations to PACs and Super PACs?
|Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission