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February 21, 2024

Should there be a cap on campaign spending in elections?




Total votes: 5

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  1. CheerfulMagpie
    114

    The current level of campaign spending is deeply anti-democratic and far from fair. The fact that our elections are relatively unregulated means that wealthy Americans have disproportionate levels of …Read MoreThe current level of campaign spending is deeply anti-democratic and far from fair. The fact that our elections are relatively unregulated means that wealthy Americans have disproportionate levels of power. Ensuring that campaign spending has strict limits would help to ensure that all Americans voices are equally heard, regardless of their income. Read Less

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  2. CuriousPanda2
    97.5

    Regulating campaign spending ensures that all citizens are equally represented regardless of wealth and income. Creating a cap establishes an opportunity for everyone to be included without the upper …Read MoreRegulating campaign spending ensures that all citizens are equally represented regardless of wealth and income. Creating a cap establishes an opportunity for everyone to be included without the upper class dominating the sphere of political influence. This would also ensure that each candidate’s platform can be fairly distributed and advertised. The public would be educated on the values and leadership qualities of each candidate without being influenced by money. Read Less

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  3. CleverCrocodile2
    43

    There should be a cap on campaign spending. This ensures that all of the candidates’ campaigns are equally supported. There would be no issues of wealthier candidates’ campaigns being financed or …Read MoreThere should be a cap on campaign spending. This ensures that all of the candidates’ campaigns are equally supported. There would be no issues of wealthier candidates’ campaigns being financed or advertised more than others. Read Less

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  4. SincereMonkey3
    34.5

    Just recently, I watched a documentary about money and politics. It has always been inter-connected but never as much as nowadays. If we don’t want to have a country of leading Oligarchs, a cap on …Read MoreJust recently, I watched a documentary about money and politics. It has always been inter-connected but never as much as nowadays. If we don’t want to have a country of leading Oligarchs, a cap on campaign spending is a must. Read Less

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