A recent Brookings Institution study found that the GOP’s financial advantage is slipping this year. “‘What these figures suggest is that both parties are continuing to demonstrate financial strength in the midterm cycle, and that both parties are continuing to benefit from this highly partisan and polarized environment, which is conducive to party fundraising — but that the Democrats are doing much better on a relative basis than has been the case in other recent midterm elections,’ said Anthony Corrado, a government professor and campaign finance expert at Maine’s Colby College.”