(Allen) Floor: 26-12-2
co-authors: Chiu, Hancock, Gonzalez
In a step toward getting big money out of politics, SB1107 overturned 30-year old law that banned citizen-funded campaigning. SB1107 allows locals to decide if they would like to enact citizen-funded campaigning. Cities across the nation that already allow these practices have found greater diversity in candidates, less pull from special interest groups, and a reduction in pressure for candidates to fundraise to support their campaigns.