Los Angeles

Constructing a Dark Money Narrative for 2016 Elections

  • Thursday - 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Constellation Ballroom I
  • #darkmoney16

There is no single tool or data source for tracking the activities of nonprofit political groups increasing their efforts to influence the outcomes of elections around the United States, all without disclosing the sources of their growing pool of funds. As the 2016 election season revs up, we’ll discuss data sets from the federal and state level invaluable for uncovering information about how this “dark money” impacts elections and ballot initiatives.


Presenter Rachel Baye's collection of tools for investigating dark money

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— This session will have recorded audio


Robert Maguire - Political Nonprofit Investigator, Center for Responsive Politics
RobertMaguire_ | http://www.opensecrets.org

Rachel Baye - Reporter, Center for Public Integrity
Rachelbaye | http://www.publicintegrity.org