How many dollars were spent by candidates for federal office in the last election per registered voter in the U.S.? Nine dollars. How many dollars a year are spent on national parks per person in the U.S? Try six dollars. How many private dollars did George W. Bush raise for his presidential campaign? $124 million. How many dollars did Bush cut from a Texas environment fund to pay for a lawsuit stemming from his cancellation of the state's tailpipe emission testing program? $130 million. Read more really fun facts on the Grist Magazine website.

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