DOLLARS AND SENSELESSNESS
OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGNING
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According to the center for responsive politics,
Fundraising and campaigning for the 2012 election will cost an estimated
To put this figure into perspective, that's
120 times more money
than the United Kingdom spends on its campaigns.
Americans often discuss the high cost
of campaigns, but they don't always
consider other ways
that money could have been spent.
Select a topic below to learn how this money could have been spent,
and then create and share your own way of spending it.
All figures are based on National Averages.
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