Do the Candidates Stand on Campaign Finance Reform?
Throughout March and April we are holding discussions with candidates for statewide office. Please join us.
Meeting this Sunday, March 26
Voters will hold our annual meeting in Worcester on March 26 to
decide our policy for the next year and elect our organization's board
of directors. Contact us for more information.
To attend, you
need to be a member. And you can join right now by clicking the
red button or by mailing in this
Mass Voters is hiring: Posting for Membership and Development Director
Progress in California!
California's legislature is moving ahead with consideration of public campaign finance legislation. The Assembly's elections committee recommended approval of the Clean Money and Fair Elections bill, which now moves to the Senate. The bill has won support from many organizations and newspapers including the California Nurses Association, Sierra Club California, the California Black Chamber of Commerce, the California Democratic Party, California N.O.W., the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.
News from North Carolina
The North Carolina General Assembly is considering the Voter Owned Election bill. The proposal would provide public financing to candidates for statewide office who gather 2,000 qualifying contributions of between $10 and $100. After qualifying the candidates' campaign funding is exclusively public, with no private fundraising.
Legislature Passes Major
Campaign Finance Reform Law. Learn about this victory for democracy in our neighboring state:
Hartford Courant coverage,
Public Campaign press release
Mass Voters for Fair Elections is back and on track! We are pushing forward the cause of public financing, and we’re
dedicated to playing a leading role in other strategic initiatives along
We are building on our past
successes and creating a new grassroots organization that will make public
financing a reality in Massachusetts. We are action-oriented and on the move. Now we are asking you to be
a part of the new Mass Voters organization by becoming a member
online or print membership form).
like to see legislators who spend more time working on issues.
[Public financing] has enabled me to do that.
- Maine Senate President
in a report on women who have run for office with public financing
in other states.