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SOL CE.05d

Civics & Economics SOL CE.05d

Running for political office is… expensive
Rising campaign costs require candidates to conduct extensive _____ activities. fundraising
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… influence
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
Created by: Warren_Fisher