Chapter 17 Essay Prompt

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US Government – Honors Chapter 17 – Essay Prompt

As always, proper spelling and grammar is expected. The paper is to be 2 – 4 pages in length and remember to cite all sources (style is your choice). Turn it in online the night before it is due. Discuss how important campaign funding is to election outcomes, what the major sources of such funding are under current law and what limits are placed on this funding. In your writing discuss the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act (McCain – Feingold, 2002) and the Citizen’s United Case of 2010. What is the future of campaign finance in your opinion? Introduction/Conclusion…………………………………………………………_____/4 Importance of Campaign Funding ……………………………………………... _____/3 Major Sources of Income ………………………………………………………. _____/3 Limits to Funding …………………………………………………………….… _____/3 BCRA/Citizen’s United……….. …………………………………………….…. _____/4 Opinion on the future …………………………………………………………… _____/4 Grammar/Spelling/Citation……………………………………………………… _____/4

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