DC Fair Elections Coalition

In the News

A Rundown of Mayor Bowser’s Proposed 2020 Budget
Washington City paper, March 20, 2019

The Small-Donor Antidote to Big-Donor Politics
Center for American Progress, June 11, 2018

Bowser Signs Bill Creating Public Financing Program For Political Campaigns — And Will Fund It
WAMU, March 13, 2018

D.C. mayor, reversing course, signs law creating publicly financed campaigns
Washington Post, March 13, 2018

D.C. Council Votes to Create Publicly Financed Campaigns
Washington Informer, February 7, 2018

D.C.’s Fair Elections Act will help curb abuse
Washington Post, January 19, 2018

D.C. Council unanimously votes to create public campaign finance program
Washington Post, January 9, 2018

It’s past time for public campaign financing in the District
Washington Post, November 15, 2017

Public Financing Of Political Campaigns Moves Forward In D.C. Council
WAMU, November 13, 2017

Recent history shows D.C. needs campaign finance reform
Washington Post, August 11, 2017

Getting more people engaged in D.C. elections
Washington Post, July 28, 2017

The District should make this needed campaign finance reform a reality
Washington Post, July 6, 2017

Publicly financed campaigns in D.C. would reduce influence of big donors, advocates testify
Washington Post, June 29, 2017

Should Taxpayers Help Underwrite Political Campaigns? A Majority of D.C. Council Says Yes
WAMU, June 29, 2017

D.C. Council member supermajority backs public financing option for campaigns
Washington Times, March 22, 2017

Spay Pay-to-Play in D.C.
Washington City Paper, March 23, 2017

Limit the influence of big money
Washington Post, January 15, 2017

Elections Act Aims to Empower Small Donors
Washington Informer, December 1, 2016

D.C. Council to debate emergency legislation on campaign finance reform
Washington Post, November 23, 2016

As Orange Departs, Some Ask: Will The D.C. Council Now Tackle Money In Politics?
WAMU, August 8, 2016

DC’s donor class: White contributors have an outsized influence on our capital’s municipal politics
Salon, June 25, 2016

District campaign donors are disproportionately white, wealthy and male, report says
Washington Post, June 24, 2016

Report: Majority Of D.C. Election Funds Didn’t Come From Residents
DCist, May 26, 2016

For Democracy Marchers the Next Battle Is on the Home Front
Moyers & Company, April 19, 2016

There’s nothing to fear in fair elections
Washington Post, April 15, 2016

Poll: 80% of DC Voters Favor Fair Elections Legislation
Washington City Paper, January 28, 2016

DC Council to consider public financing of campaigns
Associated Press, December 1, 2015

Proposal Seeks To Weaken Special Interests’ Influence Over D.C. Elections
WAMU, December 1, 2015