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Can campaign finance disclosure go too far? The case of small donors

Can campaign finance disclosure go too far? The case of small donors

August 19, 2019

It’s possible that if you’ve donated even as little as a dollar to a political candidate, it’s information easily obtained on the internet. That concerns David Primo, an associate professor of political science and business administration.

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How ‘cash on hand’ gives insight to campaign strategy

How ‘cash on hand’ gives insight to campaign strategy

February 1, 2016

“It’s a bit like saving for retirement, right? You don’t know exactly when you should be spending money, you don’t know exactly how much you need to save, there’s a lot of uncertainty involved,” said David Primo, a scholar at Mercatus Center and a professor at University of Rochester.

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Foundations To SEC: Force corporations to disclose political giving

Foundations To SEC: Force corporations to disclose political giving

May 19, 2015

David Primo, a professor of political science and business administration at the University of Rochester, said the foundations are addressing the wrong agency. “If this is about democracy and not about shareholders, it’s not clear this is a job for the Securities and Exchange Commission,” Primo said in an interview.

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Money, media coverage contribute to ‘negative’ campaigns

Money, media coverage contribute to ‘negative’ campaigns

February 13, 2015

In a new study, Simon School professor used data science methodologies to take a closer look at what actually motivates candidates to “go negative.”

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Lynda Powell Wins Fenno Prize

Lynda Powell Wins Fenno Prize

July 17, 2013

The Fenno Prize is awarded annually for the best book in legislative studies, in this case, Lynda Powell’ls The Influence of Campaign Contributions in State Legislatures

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David Primo Named First Recipient of Gabrellian Professorship

David Primo Named First Recipient of Gabrellian Professorship

November 8, 2012

Primo is the first to hold this endowed position, which recognizes a multidisciplinary scholar and teacher whose work bridges two or more academic fields.

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