Campaign Finance Reform Overview

In the wake of the latest cases involving corrupt New York State elected officials, the call for campaign finance reform has been renewed. Almost every conference has a proposal to “fix corruption”. Unfortunately most of the proposals focus on reform through the creation of a taxpayer financed campaign system, similar to the New York City system, and do not focus enough on making changes for true reform and parity amongst all parties impacted by elections.

Here is an overview of the various proposals that have been released so far.