The 28-page Turning Point USA brochure is titled “The Foundational Structure For Winning Back Our Universities,” and it is clearly written with the organization’s donors in mind. Its pages offer a glimpse into the funding and strategy that the controversial conservative nonprofit group has used to try to influence student-government elections at colleges and universities nationwide.
A year ago, The Chronicle investigated Turning Point’s student-election activity, which in some cases appeared to be in violation of university campaign-finance rules limiting how much money students can spend on these races. Several students who had received money or supplies from Turning Point denied any connection to the group, but then were forced to abruptly end their candidacies when campus newspapers obtained proof of Turning Point’s role….
Read more in The Chronicle of Higher Education.