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SB 1107:

Lifting ban on public financing of elections

Author: Senator Ben Allen

Citizen-funded elections are a practical, proven reform that puts voters in control of democracy, instead of big political donors. SB 1107 (Allen) amends the Political Reform Act of 1974 to lift the state’s ban on public financing of campaigns, allowing cities and the state to empower small donors with matching public funds and giving voters and local leaders the ability to counter the power of big money in politics.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Senate 26-12
Passed Assembly 55-22
Passed Senate Concurrence 27-12

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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