What will it take for Americans to change the current campaign funding practices

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  1. Linda Pierce profile image59
    Linda Pierceposted 3 years ago

    What will it take for Americans to change the current campaign funding practices?

    Money seems to be driving the U.S. political system. Big bucks are dictating policy.

  2. profile image54
    bug170170posted 3 years ago

    It would require non-greedy politicians. Good luck with that. But in all seriousness, the people living in America would have to strictly oppose some of the practices. However, I doubt this will happen anytime soon. It is really unfortunate because even presidents that promised transparency like Obama have betrayed the people (not that any Republican is better).

    1. Linda Pierce profile image59
      Linda Pierceposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmmm....a third major political party? It would take some serious work. Just wondering if the possibility is even feasible.

    2. mio cid profile image55
      mio cidposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      A third major political party would be great but it takes decades to build

    3. Linda Pierce profile image59
      Linda Pierceposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      And you likely know that my response is what better time to start than now? Change will only happen if us Americans go after it.

  3. Old-Empresario profile image82
    Old-Empresarioposted 3 years ago

    Two things: There would have to be public funding of campaigns--that is, the federal government sets aside a certain amount of money for each candidate for political campaigns. That is the only way the money can be controlled. Second, the "campaign season" should only last about two months in today's mass-media world.

    1. Linda Pierce profile image59
      Linda Pierceposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      What sort of timeframe do you see this taking, if possible?

 
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