The Brennan Center’s Chief Counsel, Frederick A.O. Schwarz, acting in his capacity as the former Corporation Counsel for the City of New York and the former Chair of the New York City Campaign Finance Board, testified in support of small donor public financing before the New York State Public Campaign Financing Commission.
Joanna Zdanys, Counsel, and Ian Vandewalker, Senior Counsel, submitted a letter to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in support of a proposed ordinance to strengthen the city's public financing program.
The 2016 election exposed multiple vulnerabilities to foreign interference in our elections. There are key policy reforms that can help protect against the next attack on democracy by a hostile foreign government.