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Volume 7  Number 2  •  Fall 2002
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Public Opinion and Campaign Finance
Reformers Versus Reality
By David M. Primo
This article appeared in the Fall 2002 issue of The Independent Review

Although campaign finance arouses great passion among governing elites, the American public seems to care little about it. Because there is no link between trust in government and levels of campaign spending, campaign finance reform will do little to change Americans’ views toward government.