CAN MR. SMITH GET TO WASHINGTON ANYMORE?



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The Film

Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?
Visit the film site for screening photos, a blog, reviews and more.


The Candidates

Jeff Smith
Smith’s Web site features a campaign blog, news clips and letters from Jeff.

Harper’s Magazine: Six Questions for Jeff Smith on Why It’s So Hard to Get to Washington
This Harper’s Q&A from October 2006 interviews Smith about his 2004 campaign.

Russ Carnahan
Learn more about Congressman Russ Carnahan, Jeff Smith’s main opponent in CAN MR. SMITH GET TO WASHINGTON ANYMORE?

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Election Reform and Campaign Financing

OpenSecrets.org
Find out who gives and who gets at this site about money and U.S. elections, created by the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan, non-profit research group that tracks money in politics and its effect on elections and public policy.

Fair Vote
FairVote “seeks elections that promote voter turnout, fair representation, inclusive policy and meaningful choices by building on our nation's history of improving upon the American experiment.”

FactCheck.org
This non-partisan voter advocacy group aims to “monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.”

Stanford Political Communication Lab
The Stanford Political Communication Lab develops and administers studies on public opinion and political behavior. Read reports on studies regarding negative campaign ads and more.

Follow the Money
This site on money in state politics features a searchable database to view political funding by candidate, state, contributor, or election year.

Federal Election Commission
Read campaign finance reports and data, and get the latest on federal campaign finance laws.

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Sources

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