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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kent D. Redfield  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

In 1979 Professor Redfield joined the faculty at Sangamon State University, which was merged with the University of Illinois in 1995.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kent D. Redfield is an emeritus professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Since 1979, he has been a research fellow with the Institute for Legislative Studies. Dr. Redfield has also been director of the ''Sunshine Project'' - a campaign finance research project, since 1997. His research has been presented in many reports, a series of articles in Illinois Issues, and two books - Cash Clout and Money Counts. He was also contributor to the ''Almanac of Illinois Politics''.

Published Works

  • Lawmaking in Illinois: Legislative Politics, People, and Processes, Institute for Public Affairs, 1986 - written with Jack Van Der Slik
  • Cash Clout: Political Money in Illinois Legislative Elections, University of Illinois Springfield, 2001
  • Money Counts, How Dollars Dominate Illinois Politics, and What We Can Do About It, University of Illinois, Spfd., 2001

Selected Titles At Your Library

Lawmaking in Illinois :
ISBN: 0938943014. OCLC Number:

Office of Public Affairs Communication, Sangamon State University,. Springfield, Ill. :. 1986.

Ca$h clout :
ISBN: 0938943057. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois at Springfield,. Springfield, Ill. :. ©1995.

Money counts :
ISBN: 0938943197. OCLC Number:

Institute for Public Affairs,. Springfield, IL :. 2001.



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