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14 The reason the races attracted so much money from out of state was that Hilliard and McKinney had both taken antiIsrael positions, angering many Jewish people across the nation. ”15 Many applauded the defeats, pleased that an Money Corrupts American Democracy organized effort had removed two anti-Israel votes from the House of Representatives. Not everyone agreed that this was a case of democracy working properly. Many people were concerned that the outcome of races between two black candidates in African-American districts were so heavily influenced by non-African-American contributors, according to the leader of the Congressional Black Caucus, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Texas Democrat.
The latest effort to prevent disenfranchisement is the Help America Vote Act of 2002, but many doubt that it does enough to halt disenfranchisement of minorities, immigrants, and the poor. 33 COUNTERPOINT Strict Registration Requirements Prevent Fraud D espite anecdotal evidence that eligible voters have been denied the right to vote, not everybody is convinced that stronger voting rights laws are the answer. Many people, especially politically conservative Republicans, feel that voting rights laws go too far.
Supreme Court appears willing to revisit its election law decisions. ” Campaign finance reformers are not only concerned with corporate soft-money donations but also with the effect of individual contributions by wealthy donors. Part of the compromise that led to passage of BCRA was an increase in the limit that an individual can contribute to a candidate in a federal election, from $1,000 to $2,000, but at the same time, such restrictions were extended to individual contributions to political parties.