Clean Elections

Protesters Greet Christie, LePage at RGA Fundraiser

MPA members picketed the fundraiser to call attention to the governors' connections with conservative big money donors Charles and David Koch.

A Ballot Initiative to Strengthen Clean Elections

Maine was the first state to pass Clean Elections, a system of public financing for legislative and gubernatorial candidates, and for over 10 years the system has been a growing success with up to 80% of the legislature running ‘clean.’ Getting the money out of politics has continued to enjoy strong public support.