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CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM IDEAS THE PROS and CONS
There are a lot of proposals to overhaul the system. Where do you stand on them? What do you think will work?

Here are the basic reform ideas which have been summarized by

The Benton Foundation

Click on each for a sharp analysis of the pros and cons.

  • LET THE MONEY FLOW!
    Some believe that removing spending limits in political campaigns will help clean up the system. Read the pros and cons of this idea.

  • IT'S NOT A MONEY PROBLEM!
    The arguments for non-money reforms (like better disclosure rules or a shorter campaign season) Check out the pros and cons.....

  • SLOW DOWN THE MONEY FLOW!
    Money IS at the root of it all....Here's a primer on the money-based reforms being discusssed

  • TAKE THE DEMOCRACY ROADTEST
    Here's a smart, interactive test designed by The Benton Foundation. The questions ask you to think about the current campaign finance system; you may find you have stronger views on the subject than you realized.
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