Where does your donation really go?

A significant number of PACs influence Minnesota politics indirectly by giving their money to other PACs. Some, such as WIN Minnesota, didn’t spend a single cent directly in the last two election cycles. Based on recent inter-PAC spending rates, explore how a donation would have been split between a multitude of PACs.

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Based on average spending between PACs in last three election cycles (2007-2012).
Donations calculated to be less than $0.01 are not shown.
Source: Star Tribune analysis of Minnesota Campaign Finance and Disclosure Board data

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