PAC donations to Freshman in House rise from 19.3% to 54% after election


"Overall, PACs accounted for 19.3% of the money that went to these [freshman representatives] before they secured their seats, but shot up to 54% of the donations they collected after Election Day".

Source:Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars, "Post-election PAC attack: Freshman in House cash in," USA Today, Feb. 14, 2010. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/02/13/special-interest-... [verified 4/17/14]

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