Posters for progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside her victory party in the Bronx after Ocasio-Cortez upset incumbent Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th Congressional District on June 26, 2018 in New York City. Scott Heins/Getty Images

Democratic Challengers Fight Corporate Money in Tuesday’s Primaries

Candidates challenging incumbent Democrats refused to accept corporate PAC money, in contrast to their opponents

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Tens of Millions in Mystery Money Funded Final Weeks of Midterm Ads

In the final three weeks before Election Day, super PACs spent nearly $90 million on political ads without disclosing who funded them.

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Evaluating the Seattle Democracy Voucher Experiment

A 2017 program showed "democracy vouchers" for Seattle elections doubled the amount of users over traditional cash donors, and that participants were more representative of the city's population in terms of income, race, and age.

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How Much Did Your Midterm Vote Cost?

In the most expensive midterms ever, the cost per vote in one congressional race was north of $200.