Public Financing of Elections: Where to Get the Money? -Excerpts-

Publication Date: July 2003

Publisher: Center for Governmental Studies

Author(s): Tracy Westen

Research Area: Campaign Finance

Keywords: financing systems ; revenue sources ; tax credits

Type: Report

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).