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Money & Influence 03.16.2021

Friday, March 19th, 11:00AM Legislative Public Hearing on (among other things) Strengthening the Citizens’ Election Program

Money & Influence 09.10.2020

Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program Shifted the Balance of Power to the People

Citizen-funded elections lead to healthier democracies and offer a guide to all citizens who believe that democracy is out of balance. Common Cause has been leading the nonpartisan charge for healthier democracy for 50 years, working at the national level and on the ground, state by state. We demand a democracy that works for all of us, but we can only do this together. Join us.

Money & Influence 09.10.2020

New Report: Amplifying Small-Dollar Donors in the Citizens United Era

Analysis shows how Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program shifted the balance of power to the people, diversified the legislature and led to better policies for everyday Americans in its first decade.

Money & Influence 03.23.2018

Citizens’ Election Program Flyer

Connecticut candidates for statewide and legislative offices now have the opportunity to choose the Citizens’ Election option to fund their campaigns. Instead of raising money from private interests, qualified candidates will receive public money from the Citizens’ Election Fund. Download our flyer on this program.

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