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It's not enough to put limits on campaign contributions. Oregon must also give the people a stronger voice in Salem.
Albany's top three leaders must now appoint the commission responsible for establishing the system.
The budget bill charges a commission to create a small donor public financing program by the end of 2019.
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.
A new Brennan Center analysis underlines the need for small-donor public financing, which would give ordinary New Yorkers a much louder voice in elections
The likely next Speaker called for a “21st-century campaign finance system” to “multiply the power of small donors.” It’s a key step toward building a stronger democracy.
It’s still overwhelmingly popular