"The time is always right to do what is right." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Become a Supporter

To find out how to join the California Clean Money Campaign's list of supporters calling for this major change in the way we finance election campaigns or get a speaker to visit your organization, contact us at info@CAclean.org or (800) 566-3780.

Or just print the appropriate statement of support below and return it to us.  Support from you and/or your organization will help us build a winning coalition. Thank you!

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Supporting Organizations

The following organizations have stated they join with the California Clean Money Campaign in publicly supporting establishment of voluntary Clean Money public financing of election campaigns in California and urging the Legislature to pass legislation which would provide public financing for elections for all of California's statewide and legislative offices and/or have specifically endorsed The California Fair Elections Act, AB 583, or Proposition 89.

Statewide Organization Endorsers
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees California (AFSCME)
California ACORN
California Black Chamber of Commerce
California Coalition for Civil Rights
California Common Cause
California Congress of Seniors
California Church IMPACT
California Democratic Council
California Democratic Party
California for Democracy
California Green Party
California Independent Public Employees Legislative Council
California League of Conservation Voters
California Nurses Association
California School Employees Association, AFL-CIO
California Teamsters
Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Consumer Federation of California
Consumer Watchdog
Consumers for Autoreliability and Safety
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Executive Board of the California Democratic Party
Friends Committee on Legislation of CA
Justice Matters
Latino Issues Forum
League of Women Voters of California
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
National Organization for Women (NOW), California
Planning and Conservation League
Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Sierra Club California
UCLA Labor Center
Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry Action Network
Women's Caucus of the California Democratic Party

National Organization Endorsers
Alliance for Democracy
Center for Governmental Studies
Center for Voting and Democracy – West
Code Pink
Creative Coalition
Democracy Matters
Equal Justice Society
Global Exchange
Gray Panthers
Greenlining Institute
Greenpeace USA
Mainstreet Moms
MoveOn.org Political Action
Open Voting Consortium
Policy Link
Progressive Democrats of America
Progressive Jewish Alliance
Public Campaign
Public Citizen
Reclaim Democracy
Rock the Vote
Southwest Voter Registration Education Project
Unitarian Universalist Association
William C. Velazquez Institute
Women For
Womens' International League for Peace and Freedom
Working Assets

Local and Regional Organization Endorsers
5th Assembly District Democratic Committee
14th Assembly District Democratic Committee
16th Assembly District Democratic Committee
Alameda County Council of the League of Women Voters
Alameda County Democratic Lawyers Club
Allen Temple Baptist Church
Bay Area United for Peace and Justice
Beach Cities Democratic Club
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Calaveras Democratic Club
Castro Valley Democratic Club
City of Benicia
City of Berkeley
City of Carson
City of San Jose
City of Santa Monica
City of Alameda Democratic Club
Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council
Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee
County of Marin
Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley
Democracy Action
Democracy for America, Los Angeles
Democracy for America, Pasadena
Democratic Club of Coarsegold
Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley
Democratic Club of Southern Sonoma County
Democratic Women of the San Fernando Valley
Democrats of El Dorado County
East Bay for Democracy
East Bay Municipal Utility District
East Bay Young Dems
El Cerrito Democratic Club
El Dorado County Democratic Central Committee
Endangered Habitats League
Evergreen Democratic Club at the Villages
Gardena Valley Democratic Club
Glendale DFA
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
Hayward Demos Democratic Club
Health Care for All - Silicon Valley Coalition
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
John George Democratic Club
Lamorinda Democratic Club
League of Women Voters of Santa Monica
League of Women Voters of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Urban Habitat
Los Altos Voices for Peace
Madera County Democratic Central Committee
Mar Vista Community Council
Mariposa Democratic Club
Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles
Metropolitan Greater Oakland Democratic Club
Mill Valley Seniors for Peace
Oakmont Democratic Club
Ojai Valley Democratic Club
Orange County Chapter Society for Humanistic Judaism
North Bay Labor Council, AFL-CIO
North Coast Civic Association
Progressive Democrats - East Bay
Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles
Progressive Democrats of Marin
Progressive Democrats Sonoma County
Public Employees Union Local #1
Reining in Corporate Power
Sacramento for Democracy
San Diego Alliance for Clean Elections
San Fernando Valley Mexican American Political Association (MAPA)
San Francisco County Democratic Central Committee
San Francisco for Democracy
San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women
Santa Barbara Progressive Democrats
Santa Clara County Democratic Club
Santa Clara County Central Committee of the California Democratic Party
Santa Rosa Democratic Club
SoCal Grassroots
Social Concerns Committee of the South Coast Interfaith Council
South Orange County Democratic Club
Southern California Americans for Democratic Action (SCADA)
Southern California Federation of Scientists
Temecula Democracy for America
Tuolumne Democratic Club
Torrance Democratic Club
Unitarian Universalists of the Santa Clarita Valley
Valley Democrats United
Valley Grassroots for Democracy
Valley Interfaith Council
Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club
West Valley Democratic Club
Women For: Orange County

Authors of A.B. 583, the California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act


Assemblymember Loni Hancock (AD 14), Chair of Natural Resources Committee



Assemblymember Jim Beall, Jr. (AD 24), Chair of Human Services

Assemblymember Patty Berg (AD 01), Chair of Aging and Long Term Care

Assemblymember Julia Brownley (AD 16), Chair of Budget Sub Committee on Education

Assemblymember Mark DeSaulnier (AD 11), Chair of Growth Management

Assemblymember Mike Eng (AD 49), Chair of Business and Professions

Assemblymember Noreen Evans (AD 07), Chair of Democratic Caucus

Assemblymember Jared Huffman (AD 06), Chair of Environmental Safety

Assemblymember Dave Jones (AD 09), Chair of Judiciary Committee

Assemblymember John Laird (AD 27), Chair of Budget Committee

Assemblymember Mark Leno (AD 13), Chair of Appropriations Committee

Assemblymember Ted Lieu (AD 53), Chair of Banking and Finance Committee

Assemblymember Fiona Ma (AD 12), Majority Whip

Assemblymember Gene Mullin (AD 19), Chair of Education Committee

Assemblymember Curren Price (AD 51), Chair of Elections Committee

Assemblymember Lori Salda�a (AD 76), Member of Housing Committee

Assemblymember Sandr� Swanson (AD 16), Chair of Labor Committee

Assemblymember Alberto Torrico (AD 20), Chair of Government Organization Committee

Assemblymember Lois Wolk (AD 08), Chair of Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee

Senator Don Perata (SD 09), President pro Tempore

Senator Ellen Corbett (SD 10), Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee

Senator Sheila Kuehl (SD 23), Chair of Senate Health Committee

Senator Carole Migden (SD 03), Chair of Labor and Industrial Relations

Senator Jenny Oropeza (SD 28), Chair of Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee

Senator Leland Yee (SD 08), Assistant President pro Tempore

Newspaper Endorsements

Yank the 'For Sale' Sign

Los Angeles Times, Editorial, 10/26/03

"Public financing remains the only sure way to reduce the legalized influence-peddling that rules the state today...  The new California governor will find plenty of good advice already formulated. Some of the best comes from the California Clean Money Campaign..."   Full story

(This was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning series of editorials by LA Times editorial writer William Stall.  The Pulitzer Prize committee gave it for "his incisive editorials that analyzed California's troubled state government, prescribed remedies and served as a model for addressing complex state issues".)