Public Campaign Financing in Minnesota: Damming Big Money in the Land of 10,000 Lakes


Publication Date: August 2008

Publisher: Center for Governmental Studies

Author(s): Anna N. Meyer

Research Area: Politics

Keywords: Campaign finance reform

Type: Report

Coverage: Minnesota

Abstract:

This report concludes that while Minnesota's public campaign financing program has long led the nation in limiting big money's power in state elections, the program now faces a serious and growing challenge: independent expenditures by political parties and other non-candidate groups.