Maine Citizens for Clean Elections

NEW REPORT: PACs Unlimited: How Legislator PACs Distort Maine Politics

Our friends at Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (MCCE) are out with a new report: "PACs Unlimited: How Legislator PACs Distort Maine Politics," which finds that "vast sums of big money flow through PACs controlled by legislators. These PACs exist for the purpose of advancing personal interests and party agendas, and big donors contribute to these PACs for the purpose of shaping the legislative agenda and assuring access to legislative leadership.

Why Maine Should Value Clean Elections

With advocates currently working to bolster the Maine Clean Elections system, many have taken the opportunity to speak out about the value and success of the system.

Wells Lyons, an attorney in Portland, has an article in the Portland Daily Sun today defending the system and arguing the benefits of Clean Elections are far-reaching:

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the One Percent of the One Percent

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from December 12 through December 16, 2011.