Money and Midterms: a tale of purse-strings and politics

Young voters, non-white voters and unmarried women are typically underrepresented in midterm elections. Photo by REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

Young voters, non-white voters and unmarried women are typically underrepresented in midterm elections. Photo by REUTERS/Matt Sullivan

In the aftermath of any big election, like last week’s Midterms, people tend to ponder the impact that money has on results. Does whoever spend the most win? How much money do you need to win? Is this bad for the future of politics? Viveca Novak, editorial and communications director at the Center for Responsive Politics, answers all of those questions in this interview from last week’s Hofstra’s Morning Wake Up Call.

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