Investing in Democracy, Creating Public Financing of Elections in Your Community
Publication Date: January 2003
Special Collection: CGS
Keywords: Public Financing
This handbook helps elected officials, government administrators, grassroots organizations and activists create or improve existing public financing systems for their own state and local elections. It describes the history of public financing in state and local governments, advantages and shortcomings of existing systems, a variety of funding mechanisms, potential legal issues and strategies for implementing reforms. An up-to-date list of over 160 national, regional and state support organizations is included in the Appendix.