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Money in Politics

Seventy advocates for stronger campaign finance laws that promote transparency.

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Our Role

To hold candidates accountable when it comes to campaign money.

Who Is Involved

Running for office isn’t cheap, and candidates will always need to raise money for their campaigns -- from voters, unions, business groups and everybody else who wants to put their money where their mouths are.

What We Believe

Seventy strongly believes that campaign spending should be transparent, with strict disclosure requirements and clear guidelines for candidates as to how they raise campaign funds.
Important Resources
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics is responsible for enforcing the city's campaign finance rules and posts reports of political donations and spending online.
The Pennsylvania Department of State
The Pennsylvania Department of State is responsible for enforcing campaign finance rules for state-level candidates and posts reports of political donations and spending online.
The Sunlight Foundation's Influence Explorer
The Sunlight Foundation’s Influence Explorer provides easy-to-understand analyses of money in politics.
The National Institute of Money in Politics' Follow the Money
The National Institute of Money in Politics’ Follow the Money is another resource to understand the influence of money in politics.