About the SeriesThe Money in Politics Project is a series of thirteen reports about the role and effect of money on Maine politics. The reports combine a review of publicly available campaign finance data with on-the-ground analysis of how money influences Maine's elections, government, and public policy. Maine Citizens for Clean Elections launched this project because money in politics is an issue of vital concern to the people of Maine, one that goes to the heart of our democratic system.
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An Analysis of Clean Election Participation and Outcomes
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The Maine Clean Election Act underwent significant changes prior to this election cycle, following the 2015 citizens initiative, and many have asked how those changes will affect the success of the program and the makeup of the 128th Legislature which began work in January 2017.
All of the information included in this report was obtained from data downloaded from the public web pages of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices.
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