Instead of accepting a handful of huge donations from corporations, lobbyists, and the rich, candidates would raise a large number of small contributions from everyday voters, because each time a small-dollar donor makes a contribution, it’s matched by public funds.
Public financing combined with strong non-partisan oversight and lower contribution limits, would put elections and the future of New York back in our hands. It would encourage new candidates from different background to run for office and encourage new and more diverse small donors to participate. It would reward politicians who spend time raising small-dollar contributions from their constituents.
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