Sunday, December 21, 2014

Should voters oppose millionaire-financed candidacies to protest lack of campaign limits?

READER POLL

Should voters oppose millionaire-financed candidacies to protest lack of campaign limits?

Yes, it may be the only way to bring about campaign-finance reform
 
  213 (51.0%)
No, wealthy or not, candidates should be judged on their credentials
 
  137 (32.8%)
Yes, voters proved they could make a difference for under-financed challengers like Gov. Christie
 
  37 (8.9%)
No, see little hope of campaign reform out of Washington
 
  61 (14.6%)
Total votes = 418
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Congress must put limits on campaign cash


Letters to the Editor
ISSUE | HOME TEAM Christie's playing wrong side of field Gov. Christie cannot be elected president, and it isn't because he could not win a Republican nomination battle fought largely on the right.
LET ME BEGIN with a statement of fact. Editorial cartoons are not meant to be fair and they cannot hurt you. That said, they can, in the words of one of my ink-stained brethren, punctuate the conversation with satire, mockery and gross exaggeration, ridic