Public Financing of Elections: Where to Get the Money? -Excerpts-
Publication Date: July 2003
Publisher(s): Center for Governmental Studies (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Author(s): Tracy Westen
Special Collection: CGS
Keywords: financing systems ; revenue sources ; tax credits
Coverage: United States
This paper, containing excerpts from a 2003 CGS publication, describes over 40 ideas for funding public campaign financing systems, including new sources of revenue, reallocations of existing revenue, reductions in tax credits and mandatory in-kind contributions (e.g., free media time).