MoCo First Maryland County To Pass Public Campaign Finance

Oct 6, 2014

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews (D) pushed for the county's public campaign finance legislation.
Credit 2013-09-28 GSS Dems 178 Andrews taken by mdfriendofhillary via flickr

Last week the Montgomery County Council passed a law that establishes partial public financing of county elections. WYPR's Fraser Smith and Bill Turque of the Washington Post talk about the impetus behind the law and what effects it might have on citizen participation in local elections.