Kytja Weir

Project Manager  The Center for Public Integrity

Kytja Weir joined the Center in 2013, where she is project manager and reporter for the Consider the Source state politics team. For four years before joining the Center, she was a local news reporter for The Washington Examiner. Her work there investigating safety and management problems in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority earned honors from the D.C. Society of Professional Journalists and the Maryland/Delaware/D.C. Press Association. She previously wrote for The Charlotte Observer and The Boston Globe. Weir received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and earned a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

More than 6,300 state offices are at stake this election. See who is trying to shape the message in the top races.

If you watch TV you've seen an unbelievable number of political ads asking for your vote. Do you know who is paying for those ads, and why?

A guide to our political TV ad trackers.

TV ad spending in state elections since 2010 is down, but the portion ponied up by political nonprofits and state-level super PACs rises.

Center investigation identifies conflicted judge leading to new hearing for discrimination case.

Judges acknowledge conflicts of interest Center found in 26 cases.

More than 40 percent of federal appellate judges had portions of financial disclosures blacked out.

A database of investments, outside income, gifts and other disclosures.

State’s highest court orders judges to share information after Center highlights Montana’s lack of transparency.

Bill calls for posting judge's financial disclosures online in wake of Center for Public Integrity investigation on transparency.

Proposed disclosure reforms come in the wake of a Center investigation on judicial financial transparency.

See the library of documents we used in our 'Justice Obscured' investigation.

Officials defend limited financial disclosure for high court judges.

We graded 50 states (plus D.C.) on their judicial financial disclosures — how did your state do?

See the nine justices we found who ruled on their own financial interests.

The Center's methodology for grading states on supreme court financial disclosure

Despite universally poor disclosure rules, Center finds numerous conflicts among state high court judges.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure.

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