Articles By Josefa Velasquez

New York Primary category in which blog post is published

After Losing to Ocasio-Cortez, Crowley’s PAC Spends Big at the Tracks

The leadership PAC associated with the Queens kingmaker spent thousands of dollars at horse racing tracks, hotels, airfare and meals.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Senate Roundup: How Much Did Your Midterm Vote for Senate Cost?

While Florida is on track to be the most expensive senate race this cycle, Montana and North Dakota have the highest cost per vote.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

With Control of Congress on the Line, Outside Spending Increases in New York Congressional Races

Outside spending on the state’s congressional races increased 20 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to Sludge’s analysis.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Bloomberg’s Spending to Help Democrats Ratchets Up

Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his PAC have spent at least $16.8 million on the midterms.

New York Primary category in which blog post is published

Cuomo and de Blasio Aim to Help Dems, But Donations so Far are Underwhelming

Their campaigns say that donations and campaigning for Democratic candidates have increased since the late September cutoff.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Tracking Bloomberg

Where's the $100 million former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised?

California Primary category in which blog post is published

Multimillion-Dollar Contributions Dominate California Rent Control Initiative

In the first five days of October, contributions to the campaigns opposing and supporting Prop 10 reached nearly $13.8 million, putting it on track to surpass the $23.7 million contributed in August.

Tech Primary category in which blog post is published

Under Threat of Regulations, Facebook Increases Lobbying in State Legislatures

Social media giant Facebook increased its state-level lobbying expenditures by 31 percent following the 2016 election.