A Welcome Step: D.C. Fair Elections Bill Reintroduced

The DC Fair Elections Bill was reintroduced today in DC Council. This legislation would make matching funds available to candidates who seek small donations and reject campaign contributions from Big Business.

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LWVDC joins DC Vote and national, regional, and local organizations to stop the assault on DC Autonomy

LWVDC joined DC Vote and 26 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.

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League Opposes Termination of the EAC and Presidential Public Financing System

The League joined a letter sent to the Committee on House Administration opposing legislation that would terminate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund (HR 133) and the Election Assistance Commission (HR 634). The two bills would have a profound impact on the way elections are financed and administered. 

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