Washington, D.C.—Campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign applauded President Obama’s campaign for introducing text message donations and urged others to follow suit as a way to empower small dollar donors in our political system.
Washington, D.C.—National campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech today in which he pledged to work with the legislature to address New York’s broken campaign finance system.
Washington, D.C.—National campaign finance organization Public Campaign applauded the introduction today of three measures in Congress aimed at raising the voices of everyday people in the political process. Congressmen John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), John Sarbanes (D-Md.), and David Price (D-N.C.) each introduced public financing legislation aimed at empowering small donors.
National campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign released the following statement about the Supreme Court's decision to hear McCutcheon v. FEC, a challenge to aggregate individual contribution totals
With a conference committee set to convene on HB 1481, legislation to upgrade the state’s publicly financed elections program, new polling shows broad support for small donor public financing across the state.
Payday lenders and their lobbyists have given more than $1.6 million on campaign contributions to Missouri lawmakers over the past decade, successfully maintaining a sky-high 1,500 percent interest rate on loans that traps consumers in a cycle of debt.
Fair Elections is a practical, proven reform that would put our elections back in the hands of voters. Elected officials should represent everyday Americans--not the wealthy special interests funding their campaigns. It's time to make our government of, by, and for the people.