Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pledged support for campaign finance reform. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has said public financing of elections is “essential in a post-Citizens United world.” A Siena Research Institute poll found 61 percent of New Yorkers support a public campaign financing system.
At 1 p.m. Tuesday, an Editorial Spotlight discussion will focus on campaign finance reform efforts in New York. Joining the discussion:
Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause New York
J. Adam Skaggs, senior counsel of the Democracy Program at Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law
Joe Mayhew of Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, Local 1103.
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