The New York City public campaign finance system is sending its first real warning signs of trouble
Public Financing of Elections articles on DC
This Public Financing of Elections section has news on multiple countries that choose to use government funding to run campaigns, a practice widespread in South America and Europe. The mechanisms for this can be quite varied, ranging from direct subsidy of political parties to government matching funds for certain types of private donations (often small donations) to exemption from fees of government services (e.g. postage) and many other systems as well. Also check out our sections on American democracy or Money Politics.
A revolutionary approach to boosting political capital of the average voter gets a second look
Every Seattle voter now gets four vouchers to donate twenty-five dollars to a political campaign
Capping campaign spending may lead to a higher number of people running for office
Discretionary power over use of funds by political parties must be exercised justly, fairy, honestly, and, above all, rationally in order to build viable and democratic institutions.
Two gubernatorial hopefuls vying to succeed Chris Christie received more than $1.7 million in public funds
Despite public opinion, a vitally important reform that needs to be addressed regards campaign finance. With only days to go, the money politics crisis has simply not been given the attention it deserves.
Regulating money politics since Citizens United has becoming a challenge but new strategies are being tried
I am in favor of all forms of election reform: open primaries, non-partisan redistricting, term limits, public financing of elections, and overturning Citizens United.
State systems of public political campaign financing are increasingly under attack from free speech lawsuits