Some Takeaways from the November 10, 2021: Discussion of Dark Money – Next Steps
Please provide your feedback, comments, recommendations, on the form below, whether or not you have attended previous meetings.
Resources Discussed - Please note on the form below any additional resources which you recommend to others.
Google: “When did dark money become common in American politics?” A long read, but very helpful, history of the legal approaches to donations since 1976.
Use the civics lessons plan about dark money in politics.
Review the websites (OpenSecrets.org & FollowTheMoney.org) were helpful. Focus on Kentucky’s races and who have donated in past elections.
Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, share it. Maybe schedule a briefing by someone from their staff about how to access the data systems. Learn about Kentucky's current laws on election finance here.
Action Items Suggested- On the form below, please include additional action items which we may have discussed but not listed here, or any that you suggest, but weren't discussed previously.
Meet again on Dec. 2, 7 pm. Register on the form below if you can attend the virtual meeting on Dec. 2; if you cannot attend, please reply with any recommendations which you have for: resources; educational efforts about dark money; state legislation needed to address dark money.