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After Record-Setting Start, Political Donations Fall Off a Cliff
After Record-Setting Start, Political Donations Fall Off a Cliff

In mid-March 2020, political donations to candidates fell off a cliff. Campaigns had been collecting double what they did in 2016. As cities went into shelter-in-place, and as economic uncertainty grew, donations fell all the way back to where they were four years ago, sometimes even lower.

Who’s donating to Black Members of Congress?
Who’s donating to Black Members of Congress?

With the national conversation on race in the spotlight, GovPredict’s Moneyball tool reveals who has given the most—and the least—to Black Members of Congress.

$152 Million in Lost Donations Due to Coronavirus
$152 Million in Lost Donations Due to Coronavirus

The massive wave of political donations came crashing down in March. After months of receipts at double the 2016 levels, donors in March only gave a third above 2016. If campaigns had continued the previous level of momentum, they could have...

Political Donations Tumble in March
Political Donations Tumble in March

Donations to campaigns for the 2020 election are on a downward slide. After a strong start in January, contributions declined sharply in February and fell off a cliff in March. These losses track identically to the spread of the coronavirus and...

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