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Publicly Financed Elections in the States

All State Offices Statewide Office/Governor Legislative Offices Judicial Offices Political Party Committees

All State Races Arizona 1 - adopted 1988, 1998 Connecticut1 - adopted 2005 Hawaii - adopted 1978 Maine1 - adopted 1973, 1996 Minnesota - adopted 1974, 2003 Wisconsin - adopted 1977 Statewide Races only Florida - adopted 1985, 1991 New Mexico2 - adopted 2005 Rhode Island - adopted 1988, 1992 Governorships only Kentucky - adopted 1992 Maryland - adopted 1974 Michigan - adopted 1976, 1989 New Jersey - adopted 1974, 2004 Vermont1 - adopted 1997

Legislative Races only Nebraska - adopted 1992 New Jersey1,3 - adopted 2004 Judicial Races only North Carolina - adopted 2002 Political Party Committees Alabama - adopted 1983 California - adopted 1982 Idaho - adopted 1975 Iowa - adopted 2003 Indiana - Adopted 1976 Kentucky - adopted 1976 Missouri - adopted 1974 Montana - adopted 1974 New Mexico - adopted 1992 North Carolina - adopted 1975 Rhode Island - adopted 1973 Ohio - adopted 1987 Oregon - adopted 1977

Political Parties (cont.) Texas - adopted Utah - adopted 1973 Virginia - adopted 1982 Local Jurisdictions Albuquerque, NM1 - adopted 2005 Austin, TX - adopted 1995 Boulder, CO - adopted 1999 Cincinnati, OH - adopted 2001 Long Beach, CA - adopted 1994 Los Angeles, CA - adopted 1990 Miami-Dade Cty, FL - adopted 2001 New York, NY - adopted 1988 New Haven, CT - adopted 2005 Oakland, CA - adopted 1999 Petaluma, CA - adopted 2000 Portland, OR1 - adopted 2003 San Francisco, CA - adopted 2000 Suffolk County, NY - adopted 1998 Tucson, AZ - adopted 1985

Fair Elections-style full public funding Public Regulation Commission elections 3 Pilot Project for Two Legislature Districts in 2005
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Source: Wyatt, Benjamin “The Origins of State Public Financing of Elections.” Wesleyan University (2002)

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