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Public Financing for Judicial Integrity
Submitted by Monica Rober on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 12:00pm.
Bryce Faberstein, who coordinates the Judicial Election Reform campaign for Common Cause Georgia, has an op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In the piece he calls for public financing for candidates in judicial elections.
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Joint Committees Bypass Donation Limits
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Wed, 11/19/2008 - 1:15pm.
Candidate and political party joint fundraising committees raise $415 million through big dollar contributions, up from $111 million in 2004.
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Peach of a Proposal
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Mon, 12/11/2006 - 2:50pm.
The latest place to see the possibility of judicial public financing raised is Georgia. This article in the Gwinnett Daily Post tackles the recent proposal to make the state's judicial elections partisan, something Common Cause Georgia, among other groups, opposes on the grounds that it would bring even more special interest money into the races.
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