Public Financing Could Make Austin’s City Council More Representative

Campaign donations for Austin City Council campaigns, no matter the district, are predominantly coming from the wealthier neighborhoods in the northwest of the city. Experts studying this pattern argue that it results in a less representative city council. Advocates believe that public financing for Austin City Council races provides a solution that will increase donor participation across the entire city.

Source: KXAN
Date: October 22, 2018

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