Guest Host: Marc Fisher

Signs for D.C. mayoral candidates in 2014.

Signs for D.C. mayoral candidates in 2014.

D.C. Council unanimously passed a plan to publicly finance political campaigns. The vote follows Montgomery County and Howard County’s approval of similar systems, and an introduction of a plan in Virginia’s General Assembly. Guest host Marc Fisher discusses what public financing would mean for D.C. politics, and how it has impacted nearby jurisdictions.


  • Ericka Taylor Fair Elections Outreach Coordinator, ONE DC
  • Mark Lee Columnist, Washington Blade; Former Executive Director, D.C. Nightlife Hospitality Association; @MarkLeeDC
  • Andrew Metcalf Bethesda Beat editor, Bethesda Magazine; @AJwatchMD

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