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Clean Campaigns Colorado Initiative 53 -- Antidote to 'Big Money' Elections

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

A Colorado group of activists recently submitted Ballot Initiative #53, for voluntary candidate participation in public campaign funding.

Supreme Court Backs Plutocracy, Targets Arizona Clean Elections Matching Funds

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

The Colorado Citizens (Publicly-Funded) Campaigns Initiative 53 is not modeled on Arizona and other states' public funding initiatives that use matching funds to level the election playing field.

Supreme Court Strikes Down 'Millionaire's Amendment'

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the "millionaire's amendment," a campaign finance law intended to level the field for Hou...