Excerpts from a traditional opposition research report.
This page explores how each report will provide transparency into sources and integrate new media to make the information accessible. The format and content will evolve with technical, creative, and design input.
All of the source material for information in the report will be hyperlinked or otherwise indicated.
The information will be evaluated for safety and privacy for the candidate.
Education: Where did the candidate go to school?
Experience: What professional experience does the candidate have?
Organizations and public service: How does the candidate spend their free time?
The Sound and the Feel
Prior to Candidacy:
On the campaign trail:
Let’s follow the money.
Federal and state level: Who has the candidate and their significant other supported?
Statements of Economic Interest:
What business interests has the candidate disclosed?
Index the most interesting hits at the top. What individuals and what industries have given the most money to the candidate?
Voting History and/or Public Statements:
What are the candidate’s positions and how do they align with the money?
Public records review of criminal history, voter registration, federal and state litigation, liens/UCC filings, property, professional and sport licenses, etc.