It’s the Emails, Stupid!

Another Reason Democratic Small Donors Keep Setting Their Money on Fire

Why do Democratic political donors keep giving to candidates who either don’t need their money or can’t win?

A few weeks ago, I wrote here about Run for Something, a post-2016 political start-up that is building a pipeline of young people who are starting their political journeys at the bottom of the ladder, seeking election for local offices like school boards, county and city councils and the like. Its co-founder, Amanda Litman, had dared to…



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Micah Sifry

Co-founder Civic Hall. Publisher of The Connector newsletter (find it on Substack). Board member Consumer Reports.