Day: March 26, 2008

Strike Two for Portland’s Voter Owned Elections

Steve BucksteinQuickPoint!

The Portland City Council, in its collective wisdom, imposed a system of public campaign financing in 2005. The goal was to reduce the impact of large special interest dollars on campaigns for city offices. So how’s that working out?

First, in 2006, Emily Boyles received $145,000 in (more…)

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