Poll: Americans Opposed to 'Outside Money' In Elections

Livingston, Lisette
October 2010
Chicago Citizen;10/27/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 31, p6
The article reports on a survey in the U.S. area regarding the spending of outside groups on political advertisement or "outside money." It says that some major media outlets note that television spending by outside groups was more than doubled from what was spent during the 2006 midterm elections. Daniel M. Shea, director of the Center for Political Participation, says that many Americans believe that the right of outside groups to advertisement would affect the democratic process.


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