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Spokesman @CountEveryVote1 & research director @IssueOneReform. Tracking #darkmoney & money in politics since 2009. Alum: @publicintegrity @OpenSecretsDC.
Sep 12, 2018 8 tweets 8 min read
More than $800M has been spent in elections by #darkmoney groups since #CitizensUnited per @OpenSecretsDC

Did you know that the top 15 groups account for 75% of this spending?

A new @IssueOneReform report examines these 15 major dark money groups

issueone.org/dark-money/ Fact: Most of the top #darkmoney groups are attack dogs. For 14 of the top 15 groups, more than 50% of their spending on ads overtly calling for the election or defeat of candidates from 2010 to 2016 was negative. For 6 groups, more than 90% was negative bit.ly/2QnsXFB