In a just democracy, elections for public office should be solely financed through public funding.

Related bibliography – campaign finance


Publicly funded elections

Public funding in US political campaigns

A check box on your tax return helped kill public campaign funding

Sanders, Clinton want campaign finance overhaul but face huge obstacles

The Constitution and campaign finance

Last rights of public campaign finance

Proposals to eliminate public financing of Presidential campaigns

Last rights of public campaign financing

As more money flows into campaigns, Americans worry about its influence


Democracy matters

Public funding of Presidential campaigns

Public campaign funding is so broken that candidates turned down $292 million in free money

The impact of public campaign financing in Connecticut

Sanders proposes public funding of campaigns

Time for public financing of elections

Fixing public campaign finance

Can campaign finance be reformed from the bottom up?

The only realistic way to fix campaign finance

Keeping it clean: Public financing in American elections

An emerging idea for public campaign financing in local races

Subsidizing Democracy: How public funding changes elections and how it can work in the future (book)

What American can learn from Norway’s success in regulating public campaign finance

Public financing of campaigns isn’t graft; it’s democracy

The lonely death of public campaign financing


Do public funding programs enhance electoral competition?  

Both sides cry “free speech”  

Public financing of campaigns – sinful and tyrannical

Websites – Pro

ACLU – Campaign finance reform

Public financing

Website – General

Brookings Campaign Finance