#7: Election Campaign Financing
This year’s election was already shaping up as the most expensive in US history before Biden raised $364 million in just one month.
When and how, did billion-dollar elections become the norm? We look at the evolution of campaign financing over the years, from the
US’s first campaign finance law (which predates the founding of the country itself by 19 years) to the recent, escalating trend in big-dollar donors.
Check out our latest infographic series for more on this interesting development.