Do you ever wonder whether your neighbors give money to political campaigns? And if so, how much? And to whom? Now you can find out! This national map shows the concentration of donations according to major party affiliation. (What about the Green Party?) You can also search by name and address.
On a related note, the Harper's Index for January 2003 noted:
Chances that a U.S. House or Senate race last year was won by the candidate whose campaign spent the most: 9 in 10Since elections are ostensibly bought and sold in this country, one might wonder, why has campaign finance reform meant that more money than ever before is being spent on elections?