Infographics

Ohio Welcomes You

Ohio Welcomes You

As of the latest campaign finance filing, one in every five dollars raised by Democratic Gubernatorial candidates came from outside the Buckeye State. In a race that will likely spend more than $50 million through the general election, these amounts may seem...

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Donkey Dollars

Donkey Dollars

In a state where Republicans have controlled the state senate for over 35 years and the speaker’s gavel for 22 of the last 24 years it’s no surprise GOP candidates in Ohio enjoy a significant fundraising advantage. What is, perhaps, a bit more surprising is how many...

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The Tyranny of MORE!

The Tyranny of MORE!

Every year campaigns cost more. A LOT MORE! Since 1996, spending on congressional and presidential campaigns has increased almost 1,000%. Every year the goal always seems to be the same. MORE! No matter how successful or record-breaking the previous season, the goal...

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Old Money

Old Money

In 2018 more than half of all contributions came from individuals 60 and older. As the Boomers settle into their golden years, they remain extremely active contributing to Ohio candidates and campaigns. However, it doesn't appear as though Generation X and the...

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Lone Rangers

Lone Rangers

Many industry professionals opt to make campaign contributions directly to candidates rather than through their corresponding PAC. We did an analysis of some of the larger PACs out there to see who had the most Lone Rangers in their ranks.

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Donor Roundup

Donor Roundup

Campaigns can rely on the "usual suspects" of perineal party givers for only a fraction of their total haul. In order to meet their goals and have well funded efforts the key is new donors. The Venn diagram below shows campaign donors that are shared between different...

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