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NYC Looks to Expand Public Financing Matching Program with Text Message Donations

Gotham Gazette: “By year’s end the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) is expected to pass new rules that will govern how campaigns accept contributions via text message. 184 more words

NYC Looks to Expand Matching Fund Program with Text Message Donations

Gotham Gazette: “By year’s end the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) is expected to pass new rules that will govern how campaigns accept contributions via text message. 184 more words

NM to Reduce Public Funding During Uncontested Races after Candidate Paid $10K to Lobbyist as Consultant During Such Race

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Candidate for New Mexico’s Public Regulation Commission Democrat Lynda “Lovejoy won a three-way race in the primary election but was unopposed in the general. 180 more words

Amarillo Columnist Calls for "Honest and Fair" Districting, Voter Registration, Campaigning & Voting

Amarillo Global News: “What needs to be done to guarantee that every eligible American can cast a ballot, and be sure that vote will represent his or her true desire for a candidate and be honestly tallied and counted?” 281 more words

Top CT R Leader Is Leaving Office, Vows to Work on Public Financing, Ethics Reforms

Hartford Business: “State Sen. John McKinney (R-Fairfield) has plans for next year when he leaves the General Assembly.”

“McKinney wants to return the state’s Citizen Election Program to the higher ethical and respectable standard it had when it was first enacted by limiting campaign contributions from state political parties and state contractors. 137 more words

FL Candidates without Real Challengers, Including Publicly Financed, Take in, Spend Large Amounts

Tampa Bay Times The Buzz: “Kathleen Shanahan, former chief of staff to Jeb Bush and Republican fundraiser writes, “..Sitting on piles of cash with 15- to 20-point leads over their opponents, candidates continued to press donors for hundreds of dollars in the final weeks of their campaigns. 238 more words

Moyers Highlights 8 Reform Campaigns and How You Can Help

BillMoyers.com: “In the battle for the Senate, 42 extremely wealthy donors accounted for nearly a third of all super PAC spending. Whatever one’s political philosophy may be, the fact is: wealthy donors are now able to drown out your voice. 82 more words