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A roundup with the latest news highlighting the corrosive nature of money in New York State politics — and the need for public financing and robust campaign finance reform.
At a recent Brennan Center event, panelists offered a variety of valuable perspectives on the urgent need for New York State to adopt public financing and comprehensive campaign finance reform.
A new coalition urges a campaign financing model based on NYC's successful matching fund system to prevent corruption in the Empire State.
Two former New York congressman voiced their support for Governor Cuomo's plan to enact public financing in the state.
We can expect citizens and courts to continue to rally against the case until it ceases to be the law of the land.
Fighting back against restrictive voting-rights laws and empowering small donors can help reclaim elections.
"Electoral integrity" is simply a variation on a theme that has existed at least since the 1976 case of Buckley v. Valeo: a public confidence argument for campaign finance limitations.
Judicial elections are different than legislative races, which is why North Carolina should maintain and strengthen its judicial public financing program as a vital bulwark against improper influence.
The Supreme Court's decision on the Arizona public financing law did not repeat Citizens United's overreaching.
The high court's ruling in the Arizona public financing case is no win for free speech. It actually stifles speech by creating a new right to speak without response.