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Campaign Disclosure Project Partners:

California Voter Foundation

Kim Alexander, President and Founder
William Barrett, Program Manager
Wendy Carter, Research Consultant
John Jones, Technical Consultant

Center for Governmental Studies

Robert Stern, President
Tracy Westen, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jessica Levinson, Political Reform Project Director
Molly Milligan, Campaign Disclosure Project Manager

UCLA School of Law

Daniel Hays Lowenstein, Professor of Law
Joseph W. Doherty, Ph.D., Director, Empirical Research Group
Arjun Wilkins, Research Associate, Empirical Research Group


The Campaign Disclosure Project thanks the following individuals and organizations for their assistance with the Grading State Disclosure Report:

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Michael Caudell-Feagan, Director, Make Voting Work & Senior Officer, Pew Center on the States
Carolynn Race, Senior Associate, Pew Center on the States

California Social Science Experimental Laboratory (CASSEL) at UCLA

William Zame, Director
Estela Hopenhayn
Chee N. Vang
Walter Yuan
Mariya (Masha) Bunenko
Jensen Kim Sing Siu

Campaign Disclosure Project Advisory Board

Ed Bender, Executive Director, National Institute on Money in State Politics
Robert Biersack, Deputy Press Officer, Federal Election Commission
Bruce Cain, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Anthony Corrado, Professor of Government, Colby College
Jim Drinkard, Director of Accountability Journalism, Associated Press Washington Bureau
Kenneth A. Gross, Partner, Skadden, Arps            
Brooks Jackson, Director, Annenberg Political Fact Check
Gary C. Jacobson, Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego
David Jefferson, Computer Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Michael Malbin, Executive Director, Campaign Finance Institute
Colleen McAndrews, Partner, Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk
Ronald D. Michaelson, Former Executive Director, Illinois State Board of Elections       
Lawrence Noble, Counsel, Skadden, Arps
Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute            
Michael Schudson, Distinguished Professor of Communications, University of California, San Diego; Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

Grading State Disclosure Judges

Robert Biersack, Deputy Press Officer, Federal Election Commission
Michael Cornfield, Vice President, Research and Media Strategy, 720 Strategies; Adjunct Professor in Political Management, George Washington University
Galen Nelson, Former Director, Massachusetts Money in Politics Project
Lawrence Noble, Counsel, Skadden, Arps
Ken O’Brien, Director of Systems Administration, New York City Campaign Finance Board
David Poole, Executive Director, Virginia Public Access Project
Leah Rush, Former Director of State Projects, Center for Public Integrity


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First published September 17, 2008
| Last updated September 17 2008
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