November 26, 2020

Reference: California: Newly Launched MapLight “Voter’s Edge” Tracks Funding Behind CA Ballot Measures

From MapLight:

MapLight, a nonpartisan political money tracker, announces the launch of Voter’s Edge California, a comprehensive voter guide profiling California ballot measures.

Voter’s Edge offers citizens and journalists a one-stop shop for information about ballot measures, including:

  • Campaign Finance
    • How much money has been raised for and against each ballot measure

    The top 10 list of contributors for and against each ballot measure and their total.

  • Endorsements
    • Names of organizations and individuals who have publicly indicated support of or opposition to each ballot measure
  • News
    • All of the latest news articles related to a ballot measure
  • Editorials
    • Editorials and opinion pieces written for and against each ballot measure
  • Advertisements
    • Advertisements being run by the official campaigns to support and oppose each ballot measure
  • Summary information
    • What a ‘YES’ or a ‘NO’ vote would mean
    • The financial impact a ballot measure would have
    • Arguments written by the campaigns for and against each ballot measure
    • Contact information of the campaigns for and against each ballot measure
    • Additional information – for example, how it got on the ballot

Direct to MapLight”Voter’s Edge” California

See Also: Direct to Other MapLight Resources

See Also: MapLight’s Launches Topic Pages, Search for Bills by Issue Area (March 2012)

See Also: MapLight Launches New Company Pages (January 2012)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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