Report: Taking Elections off the Auction Block

May 13, 2010

This report dealing with elections in California reads, in part, 'California?s money-driven elections can be compared to three other states which have implemented full public financing for legislative campaigns: Maine, Arizona, and Connecticut. States that have full public financing, also known as Fair Elections programs, see low disparities in spending between winning candidates and their opponents, with two-thirds of candidates outspending their opponents, and by much smaller ratios than in California.'

READ: CA_051310_Report_Taking_Elections_off_the_Auction_Block.pdf

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