Fannie Lou Hamer
Real campaign finance reform would meet the Fannie
Lou Hamer standard, which provides a way to see immediately
what constitutes real reform. It is a standard for the kind
of reform that is consistent with our highest aspirations
for democracy -- reform based on the sacred principle of POLITICAL
opportunity for everyone to participate in the political process
regardless of race, gender or economic status and access to
person, one vote rather than one dollar, one vote.
of, by and for the people means all the people, not just those
who can raise, or who can afford to give big-money campaign
The Clean Money Solution
is an alternative to the current campaign finance system
of privately funded elections that helps restore fairness
and equality to the election process.
Under the Clean Money, Clean Elections approach,
already law in five states--Arizona, Maine, North Carolina,
New Mexico, and Vermont--candidates who agree to abide by
strict spending limits and to raise no private money qualify
for a grant of public funds for their campaigns.
here to read more about
Elections/Clean Money reform.