McComish v. Bennett: Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Self-Financing Candidates in Support of Bennett

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Amicus brief of self-financing Candidates Congressman Bill Foster (Ret.), Congressman Alan Grayson (Ret.), Congressman Steve Kagen (Ret.), Governor Angus King (Ret.), Ned Lamont, Congressman Walt Minnick (Ret.), Congressman Jared Polis, and Congressman John Yarmuth in support of Respondents. Amici argue that the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Act, Ariz. Rev. Stat. §§ 16-940 et seq. [CCEA] serves to lessen the incentives for – and public perceptions of – political corruption, by offering candidates a viable alternative to dependence on private funding.