Adam Lioz & Blair Bowie

Adam Lioz is counsel at Demos. Blair Bowie is a Democracy Advocate at US PIRG. 

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Elected by 32 Donors, for 32 Donors

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When was the last time you contributed $1,000 to a political candidate or cause? If you’re like most people, the answer is “Never—if I have that kind of money it’s in the college savings account.”

Well, candidates for the U.S. Senate this election got nearly 64 percent of the money they raised from individuals in contributions of at least $1,000—from just four one-hundredths of one percent of the population.