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The League endorsed the Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act introduced by Senator Warren.
The League joined a letter sent to the Committee on House Administration opposing legislation that would terminate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and the Election Assistance Commission.
The League joined a letter to Capitol Hill urging Congress to table Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolutions of disapproval, which would harm American workers, consumers, and families.
But Public Financing of Elections Survives
For 25 years the presidential public financing system, which has put value on small donors in our electoral process, has served the nation well. Unfortunately, Congress failed to modernize the system…
The National Voter Registration Act requires public assistance agencies to provide voter registration opportunities to applicants, and the Health Benefit Exchanges are public assistance agencies.
H.R. 2019 is part of an ongoing effort to repeal the presidential public financing system.
The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of Senator Udall’s Empower Act, S. 1176, legislation to repair the presidential public financing system.
The League joined a letter asking President Obama to veto H.R. 2019 which repeals public funding for party presidential nominating conventions.
Small donor, public matching funds provide an opportunity for candidates to consider running for office who otherwise might not.