How Money Affects Politics

Reform measure that voters turned down in June 8, 2010 Primary Election:

Prop.15 featured a pilot project that would have provided public funding to political campaigns for the Office of the Secretary of State and removed barriers for other offices

General background on campaign finance reform

Reform measures that are under discussion:
Disallow fundraisers during legislative sessions
Use objective “performance measures” to decide how resources are allocated

Reduce the number of bills any legislator can carry