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The budget bill charges a commission to create a small donor public financing program by the end of 2019.
People are pretending to fundraise for political candidates while enriching themselves, argues Brennan Center Fellow Ciara Torres-Spelliscy.
Concerns that fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple lines for the same office, and a public financing program might jointly be unsustainable reflect a fundamental misunderstanding of the way the policy works.
A Beltway veteran offers a few hopeful lessons for the next bipartisan drive for campaign reform.
A viral moment revealed the extent of money's influence in our politics.
On Capitol Hill, Brennan Center’s Weiser advocated for automatic voter registration, small-donor public financing, and restoring the Voting Rights Act.
The agency has been stagnant for years, letting potential violations of campaign finance law go without investigation. H.R. 1 would fix the stalemate.
Widespread disapproval of the former Starbucks CEO's 2020 run marks a change in public attitudes towards self-funders.
Dialing for dollars takes up way too much time for members of Congress. AOC has found a way around it.
Small donor public financing would amplify the voices of ordinary citizens in our elections.