Democratic processes and government institutions must be trustworthy. This is essential to maintaining the confidence of the people.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections to ensure qualified candidates can run for office. This inc
Federal, state, and local governments should maintain strong penalties for violations of campaign finance.
Government should increase disclosure requirements for all funds spent on elections or ballot initiatives. This includes identi
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the election process.
Policymakers should encourage and promote maximum participation in the electoral process.
Qualified voters should not be excluded from voting because of:
States and localities should:
Legislative and regulatory meetings and procedures should promote public participation, be fair, and ensure accountability.