Campaign Finance: Time for Reform?


Although I tried to go for the “fun” post this week by taking a quiz revealing my political stance, I found the quizzes to be too overwhelming.   I also didn’t like being labeled into a category where I did not believe all of the fundamental ideas.  That said, I decided to look more into the structure of politics to educate myself more on how it all works.  The financing of campaigns and the regulations purposed upon it were of particular interest.  This has been an issue of much debate as campaign financing has the ability to affect our very democracy, our regulation of corruption, our control over fair elections, the quality of leadership, and our ability to handle current problems.

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