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    06.18.12 Professor Joel Gora on Campaign Fundraising from 1970s to Today
    Joel Gora

    Professor Joel Gora was interviewed by the Washington Post about various laws that have restricted campaign fundraising over the last few decades. While left-leaning legislators called for less restriction in campaign financing during the Watergate era, their successors are now fighting for more regulation. Alternatively, Professor Gora believes campaign finance law is not a partisan issue. “These laws are restricting outsiders, whether liberal or left-wing outsiders or conservative and right-wing outsiders,” he said. “The difference between the Adelsons of today and the people who wanted to support Gene McCarthy is really just a matter of the amount.”

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