Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188) and index.
Introduction -- The distribution of self-financing : candidate quality, timing, and the local context -- How self-financing shapes the field of competition -- How much bang in a self-financed buck? -- Self-financing and the electoral connection -- Democracy, campaign reform, and politics.
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