CLC's Letter to San Francisco Board of Supervisors in Support of Public Financing Ordinance


On September 4, 2019, CLC submitted the attached letter to the Government Audit & Oversight Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The letter urges the Committee to support a proposed ordinance that would increase both the rate of public-to-private matching funds in the city's public financing program and the total amount of public funding available to local candidates. CLC's letter highlights how New York City and other localities have successfully broadened citizens' participation in local elections through similar changes to their public financing programs.