Reference Resources

Open Secrets (political contributions & funding)

Maplight (reveals the influence of money in politics)

Follow the Money (state political funding)

Ballotpedia (candidate info)

Vote Smart (how did they vote?)

The Center for Public Integrity

FEC data – President 2020 funding – all candidates

FEC – all candidates data

Candidate listing at Green Party website

Political news: Real Clear Politics

Salaries of United States Congress (they also each get an expense account of $1 million (House) or $3 million (Senate)

Senators up for re-election in 2020 (

What companies help political campaigns use your data for targeted advertising? (You’ll be surprised at the YUGE number of such companies.)