Saturday, February 28, 2009

Campaign Financing Thread

Let's discuss some of the many ways we could prevent money from corrupting a democratic process in governing the UC.

One mechanism might be to limit campaign contributions and/or to provide public financing.

Another option might be to mandate even amounts of air time on TV and radio. But how should candidates be narrowed down? Should even the smallest of candidates be given the same time as a very popular ones; if not, how do we ensure new voices can get into the game?

There are lots of innovative resources and experiences out there. Here's some from Vermont; and from West Virgina.

Add some to the thread here!

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