The Role of Money in Politics in New York State: Promoting Small Dollar Democracy

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 12:30pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined business leaders and other civic advocates to take an in-depth look at the benefits of enacting multiple dollar public match campaign finance reforms. Read more about Gov. Cuomo's support of a small donor matching system.

The event — sponsored by the Brennan Center for Justice, Committee for Economic Development (CED), New York Leadership for Accountable Government (NY LEAD), Americans for Campaign Reform, and the League of Women Voters New York — also featured a panel of business and civic leaders discussing the role money plays in New York State politics.

Keynote Remarks

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Read remarks)


Michael Waldman, President, Brennan Center for Justice (Read remarks)
David L. Calone, President & CEO, Jove Equity Partners, LLC (Read remarks)
Tony Corrado, Professor, Colby College; CED Money in Politics Project Director
Leo Hindery, Managing Director, InterMedia Partners (Read remarks)
Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research Partners (View slides)
Jonathan Soros, President and Deputy Chairman, Soros Fund Management, LLC

Friday, March 8, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
New York Times Building
Covington & Burling
620 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018