Congressional Member’s Report Card

WHAT? Democracy. WHO? Decides.

Perspective

LOBBYING EXPENDITURES – U.S. VS EU

  • The total amount of money spent on lobbying in Europe is half that of the United States, and while nearly 90 percent of all lobbying money in the United States comes from business, in the EU it’s more like 70 percent.
  • This is what you’d expect in a democratic system with more independent regulators.

LOBBYING EXPENDITURES U.S. vs. EU

CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES U.S. vs. EU