November 6, 2012

Gallery: Voters speak out on money in politics

Happy Election Day. Here’s a handy summary of our in-depth money and politics coverage from the past several months:

Most. Expensive. Elections. Ever.

(See our Money and Politics Project stories here and Bill Lueders’ columns here. We’ve also put together a Storify of WisconsinWatch.org reporters’ election day Twitter coverage here. )

So did all the money spent on TV ads, mailers, robocalls, live calls and so forth make an impression? Change anyone’s mind? Make people more likely to vote — or less?

Here’s what voters at polls around Madison told Center staffers today about the role of money in politics. We can summarize that, too: They don’t like it.