2016 is a year of transparency. The candidates should be held to a higher standard when explaining their financial situations during election seasons. I am one for disucssion of politics, no matter the setting. It is integral the public know how each candidate will be swayed to vote. Yes, this is the new reality. Above is an infographic explaining financial sources for the top two Democrats and Republicans in the 2016 election. Values valid as of February 2016.