Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.
Federal, state, and local governments should maintain substantial penalties for violations of campaign finance laws.
Policymakers should expand disclosure requirements for all funds spent on elections or ballot initiatives.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Policymakers should explore new, more consumer-centered systems for providing low-income assistance.
Policymakers should encourage and promote maximum participation in the electoral process.
Governments should require full and timely disclosures of lobbying activities and expenditures.
Qualified voters should not be excluded from voting because of: