Campaign spending is out of control. In Berkeley, 7 of the last 8
City Council races went to the candidate who raised the most money, as
did the last mayor’s race. We need a system where candidates can
successfully run for office even if they don’t have connections to
Join Common Cause in testifying in support of the Fair Elections Act, which would give Berkeley residents the opportunity to vote on a ballot measure that would create a small donor matching funds system for local elections.