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Fair elections mean publicly financed

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State Sen. Malcolm Smith didn’t exactly play fair with his bid for the mayoralty of New York City. But elections there are usually fair, and elected officials less beholden, because New York City has something most places don’t: publicly financed elections. It’s time New York state did, too. Polls show strong support among New Yorkers of all types — upstaters and downstaters, Republicans and Democrats, businesses and unions — for comprehensive campaign reform. That includes ...


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wmarincic
April 4, 2013
5:30 p.m.

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Just another25 to 40 million tax dollar, who cares? So NYC has public funded elections that are fair according to the Gazette and we have a State Senator allegedly trying to by his way onto the ballot, does anyone beside me see the irony in that statement?

wmarincic
April 4, 2013
5:31 p.m.

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Just another 25 to 40 million tax dollar, who cares? So NYC has public funded elections that are fair according to the Gazette and we have a State Senator allegedly trying to by his way onto the ballot, does anyone beside me see the irony in that statement?

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