Military contractor cash matters, regardless of party affiliation

Speaking Security Newsletter | Advisory Note for Organizers and Candidates, n°117 | 28 September 2021

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Situation

Analysis

Across the full House, members who voted for the Pentagon budget increase received 2.5x more campaign/PAC money from military contractors than those who voted against it. This disparity was more pronounced among Democrats than Republicans—for Democrats, it was 3.9x; Republicans, 2.4x—but was clearly a theme in both parties.

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Stephen (@stephensemler; stephen@securityreform.org)

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