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Americans are fed up with the role of big money in political campaigns. The Brennan Center’s solution: small donor public financing to put power back in the hands of individuals.

The campaign finance system is broken. Super PACs and shadowy nonprofits give enormous sway to the super-wealthy and big corporations. The Brennan Center is working to build a better system, pushing for public financing that matches small donations with public money, and regulations to eliminate illegal foreign spending. And we are waging a long-term fight to overturn misguided Supreme Court rulings that weaken crucial protections.

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Making democracy work, for everyone.

Voter suppres­sion. Gerry­man­der­ing. Big money in polit­ics. Demo­cracy is under attack. This year, the House of Repres­ent­at­ives approved the For the People Act, which includes innov­at­ive solu­tions the Bren­nan Center developed on voting, ethics, campaign finance, and fair elec­tion maps.