Disclosure ranking

Nationwide numbers

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The Center for Public Integrity conducted a nationwide survey of state agencies that collect and monitor campaign finance reports. The survey focused on the reporting, filing, public access and enforcement of campaign finance reports filed by state-wide political party committees. Each of the 23 questions used in the survey had multiple-choice answers with numerical values. Answers that promote openness, accountability and public access were assigned higher values. The resulting total score for each state is listed below, including their ranking compared to other states.

Scores of 80 and higher are considered satisfactory to excellent. Scores of 60 to 79 are considered barely passing. Scores below 60 are considered failing.

Clicking on any state name will show how that state answered each question. 

StateScoreRank
Oregon911
California903
Washington903
North Carolina894
Wisconsin865
New York846
Florida818
Rhode Island818
Illinois8010
Maryland8010
Colorado7911
New Jersey7613
Pennsylvania7613
Idaho7514
Connecticut7415
Louisiana7316
Minnesota7217
Arizona7019
New Hampshire7019
Georgia6721
Texas6721
Hawaii6622
Montana6323
Alaska6125
Kentucky6125
Michigan6026
Massachusetts5827
Missouri5730
Ohio5730
South Dakota5730
Indiana5632
Kansas5632
Alabama5435
Oklahoma5435
Tennessee5435
Delaware5337
Virginia5337
Maine5038
Iowa4939
Mississippi4842
Nebraska4842
New Mexico4842
Utah4743
Arkansas4444
West Virginia4045
Wyoming3746
South Carolina3147
North Dakota2948
Vermont2649
Nevada2450
 

 

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