Immediate response to Supreme Court decision in McComish V. Bennett

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  • Dale Eisman

“This is not the death knell of public financing,” said Common Cause President Bob Edgar. “This ruling affects only one mechanism of public financing, and there are numerous ways to fix it. Today, in the wake of Citizens United, it is more critical than ever that we change the way we pay for our elections by moving to a small donor system that gives the public a voice back in our government. Nothing short of our democracy is at stake.”