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Outside Spending in House Races: Did It Even Matter?

- November 11, 2012

A first cut at the data from Lee Drutman concludes:

bq. We can find no statistically observable relationship between the outside spending in House races and the likelihood of victory. Candidate spending may have had a small effect. There may be some relationship between outside spending and the voting shares, but not in a way that was big enough to affect seats.

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