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Fund-raising for presidential candidates / Barbara Martina Linde.

Linde, Barbara M., (author.). PowerKids Press. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J 324.7809 LIN (Text) 33500013227111 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781725310803
  • ISBN: 1725310805
  • ISBN: 9781725310780
  • ISBN: 1725310783
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes webography.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How to become President -- Why candidates need money -- Why people support candidates -- Who donates? -- How do candidates raise funds? -- Political Action Committees -- Super PACs -- The Federal Elections Commission -- Public funding -- The future of public funding -- Hard and soft money -- The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act -- The Citizens United Case -- For the future -- Glossary -- Index -- Websites.
Summary, etc.:
"Have you ever wondered why presidential candidates need money for their campaigns? How do they get the funds they need to succeed in politics? This book focuses on how and where presidential candidates obtain the money to help them run for the country's highest office. Readers will learn about the history of campaign fund-raising and discover how candidates in different time periods approached it. They'll also learn about historical events, including a recent Supreme Court decision, that changed the nature of fund-raising. Timelines, graphic organizers, and colorful photographs help students visualize the concepts, and sidebars provide additional information to enhance the text"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Campaign funds > United States.
Presidential candidates > United States.
Presidents > United States > Election.
Democracy > Economic aspects > United States.
Political action committees > United States.
Wealth > Political aspects > United States.
Income distribution > Political aspects > United States.
Campaign funds.
Democracy > Economic aspects.
Income distribution > Political aspects.
Political action committees.
Presidential candidates.
Presidents > Election.
United States.

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