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Te authors would like to thank Dēmos Counsel Liz Kennedy, Dēmos Vice President of Policy & Researchamara Draut, and Dēmos Vice President for Legal Strategies Brenda Wright for input on drafts; DēmosPolicy Analyst Robert Hiltonsmith for data analysis; Jacob Fenton and Lee Drutman at the Sunlight Founda-tion for generously providing data and helping the authors and analyst work with it; U.S. PIRG Democracy Intern Andrew Krawtz for data entry and processing; and Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch and Christopher Ortizin Dēmos’ Communications Department for design and layout. 220 Fifth Avenue, 2nd FloorNew York, New York 10001Phone: (212) 633-1405Fax: (212) 633-2015info@dēmos.org Lauren Strayer Associate Directorof Communicationslstrayer@dēmos.org (212) 389-1413218 D St. SE, 1st Fl Washington, DC 20003Phone: (202) 546-9707Fax: (202) 546-2461 James Dubick Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org (312) 544-4436 x219
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