Down to the wire


Common Cause New York and coalition partners are in Albany, pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include funding for statewide public financing in the 2014-15 budget.

Negotiations are expected to last through the weekend, as activists from New York and the nation urge Cuomo to lead the way on Fair Elections and put voters – not large donors – back in charge of our elections.

Common Cause NY Executive Director Susan Lerner blogs here about what’s going on as New York comes closer than ever before to becoming the 4th state to have small-donor driven public financing.  

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Call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and Senator Klein at 581-455-3595 and demand that they keep their promises on public financing of elections!



 

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