Giving and Getting: An Analysis of Campaign Contributions to 2004 Portland City Candidate.
Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher(s): Democracy Reform Oregon
As the Portland City Council considers taking the historic step to become the first municipality in the nation to have a system of comprehensive public financing for candidate campaigns, questions have arisen about weaknesses in the current system of private campaign financing that a full public financing system might address. This report tackles some of those questions.