6 Real, Meaningful Changes New York’s New Campaign Finance Commission Should Pursue (Op-Ed)

“Structural change to New York State’s campaign finance system is crucial,” observes author and historian Chris McNickle.  To address many of the issues facing New Yorkers – from affordable housing to quality education, infrastructure to healthcare – substantial reforms need to be made to how campaigns for state office are financed.  One of the solutions: create a $6-to-$1 small donor match public financing system that re-focuses candidates on their constituents, not special interests.

Source: Gotham Gazette

Date: July 12, 2019

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