This book describes the role money played in the campaigns of each of the major contenders for the 1988 presidential election and in congressional campaigns as well. It focuses on the aspects of the political process and contributes to our understanding of political influence in the United State.
1. Spending in the 1988 Elections 2. Financing the Presidential Elections: Seeking the Nominations 3. Financing the Presidential Elections: The General Election Campaigns 4. Financing Senate and House Elections: The Impetus for Campaign Finance Reform 5. Related Financing 6. Communicating With the Voters 7. Epilogue: Shaping Election Reform