If you’ve ever wondered who pays the bill for all those TV ads and political campaigns for Congress every election year, now you can find out. From the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, here are the facts behind who’s financing American elections. Dollarocracy explains to you how Washington really works. The app includes contribution profiles for every current member of Congress, showing their top donor, interest group supporter, in-state vs. out-of-state money, etc. All the information comes from the Center for Responsive Politics and is based on official data filed by campaigns with the Federal Election Commission.
[Top Ten] Get to know the donation campaign in US
The source (CRP) has been tracking the patterns of money in US elections for more than 20 years, the data provided are truth worthy. The information about spending and contribution profiles of both Congress and Senate race in 2012 can be obtained, users can analyze whether the candidate spent donations wisely.
Tips for using the product
Try the dig deeper function to find out more about the donor and interest party involved in the election.