State Elections

Local Voters, Distant Donors

A multi-part series examining how support from across state lines is shaping 2018’s local races as redistricting decisions loom.

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Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 1 of 6

Published — October 10, 2018 Updated — October 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm ET

Out-of-state donors pour cash into Democrats’ state races

As redistricting decisions loom, state campaigns are getting a surge of attention and money

Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 2 of 6

Published — October 18, 2018 Updated — November 7, 2018 at 4:53 pm ET

How billionaires from other states are shaping this year’s ballot measures

More than 10 percent of money raised for ballot measures this year comes from out-of-state billionaires

Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 3 of 6

Published — October 26, 2018 Updated — November 2, 2018 at 9:39 pm ET

How cryptocurrency is sneaking into state elections

Four years after bitcoin was allowed in federal elections, most states are still in the dark about how to handle the donations

Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 4 of 6

Published — November 2, 2018

Six environmental ballot measures attract massive out-of-state and industry cash


Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 5 of 6

Published — November 2, 2018

A #MeToo candidate is loved from afar, but faces a different kind of resistance at home

Called a ‘toxic hand grenade,’ Katie Muth wants to blow up Pennsylvania’s Democratic old boys’ club

Local Voters, Distant Donors

Part 6 of 6

Published — November 3, 2018

Why state attorneys general races are the next frontier for out-of-state influence

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