Fair Elections Illinois

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Our campaign finance system is broken and does not serve the interests of the people of Chicago. In the 2015 municipal election, more than $40 million was spent on the mayoral race alone.

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Durbin Quote

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79% of Chicago voters supported the 2015 ballot question calling for a small donor match campaign finance program. This ordinance will increase competition among candidates and increase political participation.

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We need a system that ensures politicians listen to voters and are not beholden to big special interest money. Fair Elections will turn every dollar donated by average Chicagoans into six dollars, creating a system where every voice matters.

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Small Donor Matching