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Achieving true democracy means reducing the role of money in politics and amplifying the voice of the people. Our research, advocacy, and litigation work has long promoted and supported measures to do just that.
The Latest on Money in Politics
March 6, 2019
Big Money in the Charm City
The white, wealthy donor class that fuels Baltimore's elections
Demos Commends the Passage of HR1 in the House, Calls on the Senate to Endorse the Bill
The marquee bill, which features improvements to voting, campaign finance, and ethics laws, addresses the deep political, racial, and economic inequalities that plague our democracy.
March 8, 2019
K. Sabeel Rahman
Local and National Leaders Call for Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform in New York State
A system of Fair Elections for New York State will not only allow for candidates from diverse communities to compete, but it will help build lasting political power for communities of color.
March 6, 2019
Public Funding for Electoral Campaigns
How 27 states, counties, and municipalities empower small donors and curb the power of big money in politics
June 28, 2017
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Associate Director, Campaigns
Featured Case on Money in Politics
Esther and Pynchon v. the City of Seattle
Supporting Seattle's voter-approved Democracy Voucher Program — a measure designed to empower small donors and the candidates they support in city elections.
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