Submission #812

Submission information
Submitted by Anonymous
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:43
70.210.14.213
Arthur Sherwood
Democrat
NC Senate
45
2900 Arthur' Lane
7138248151
art@artsherwood.org
artsherwood.org

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Yes
ridiculous to spend so much time raising money
Yes
I think there should be public funding; the challenge is how to best determine who should receive such support.
Yes
I believe better choices, better candidates will prevail with broader participation.
Yes
absolutely in favor - certainly party affiliation should never be used as a criterion; race is a sort of proxy in many cases, so it should not be used; this part is tricky because of the long history of discrimination
Yes
It is outrageous that my friends from overseas cannot support me while outside groups can get money from any source whatsoever with no accountability -
Yes
constitutional amendments are hard - I would also support any other efforts to reverse this decision
The two biggest threats to our democracy's proper function are gerrymandering and excess especially hidden money