Police in Politics

Police Campaign Donations in Massachusetts, 2010-2020

A project from Mijente, BU Spark!, and the ACLU of Massachusetts

How to read this chart

Which current city councilors have received the most money in police donations? What proportion of different city councilors’ campaign donations come from police?

The size of the block reflects the total amount of money received from the police. The color reflects the percentage of all their campaign donations (police and non-police) that came from police (lighter meaning smaller, darker meaning larger).

Visualizations by BU Spark!