This is a bundle of 2, highly animated, power point presentations on Elections & Voting - Campaign Finance & Interest Groups. Both presentations together number 57 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Running for office is expensive and the Rules are tightly monitored! Election Campaign funding comes primarily from four (4) sources.
1. Public Funding which allows taxpayers to contribute money from their tax refund to a Presidential Campaign fund which is then divided up between the candidates.
2. Through Political party contributions.
3. Political Action Committees (PACs), which are political fundraising organizations who want to help a candidate win.
4. Private funding. Less than 10% if contribution from individual donors.
This presentation provides an overview of how the campaign funding process works. It explains the ways individuals may support publicly funded Presidential candidates. It is provided to help students, understand the basics of public funding as pertains to national elections. It does not deal with how to apply for public funds.
Power point presentation #1, Voting & Elections - Campaign Finance contains 35 slides and covers the following:
Campaigning is Expensive
How Election Campaigns are Funded
What is Public Funding?
How & When did it Begin
Federal Election Campaign Act
Public Funding Work?
Primary Matching Funds
General Election Funding
Minor Party Candidates
New Party Candidates
What is the FEC’s Role?
Eligibility for Public Funds (2)
Repayment of Public Funds
How Can I Support My Candidate? (2)
Independent Expenditures (2)
Receptions & Parties
Contributions to Party Committees (2)
End of Presentation
Politicians need votes to win election and re-election, but they also need lots of money so they go after it aggressively. An individual's vote carries with it an expectation that the candidate will look out for constituents' interests if elected. A campaign contribution may carry an expectation that the money will get repaid in the form of tax credits, favorable legislation, less stringent regulations, political appointments and/or government contracts.
The presentation covers the primary influencer's for political impact and elections and how each is set up to work. Each is named and summarized with emphasis on the PACS, Super PACS and Dark Money.
Power point presentation #2, Voting & Elections - Political Influencers and Interest Groups contains 35 slides and covers the following:
Interest Groups Summary
“Revolving Door” Summary
History of PACS
How PACS Work
527 Groups Summary
Dark Money Groups
Dark Money Super PACS
Dark Money Growth
End of Presentation
This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....Voting & Elections