Growing Momentum for ‘Fair Elections Act’ in Albany

With the next legislative session around the corner, New Yorkers are voicing their support for passing a public financing system that would providing a multiple match for small contributions. Many newcomers in the state legislature have voiced their support for public financing. The Assembly has passed a Fair Elections bill in past years. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has sponsored such legislation in previous sessions, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has also indicated support, repeatedly including it in recent years’ budget proposals.

Source: Albany Times Union
Date: November 30, 2018

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