Because of New York City’s public financing rules, even a small contribution to Bill de Blasio’s re-election campaign can go a very long way. In fact, it seems at times that this campaign is a case study on why the law is so important. Consider this:
* Powerful special interests have already spent an obscene amount of money on television attacking the mayor.
* One of our Republican opponents has already given his own campaign almost two million dollars, and has spent even more than that."
* And, of course, Donald Trump has given the New York Republican Party a clear directive this year: beat Bill de Blasio.
All of that would normally be difficult to overcome — but because of NYC’s six-to-one match on small-dollar donations, even a campaign like ours that receives the vast majority of its contributions from lots of people giving small donations can thrive.
Make a $6 contribution to Bill de Blasio’s re-election campaign today. As a New York City resident, your donation will get matched six times as part of our public financing system.
Bill de Blasio came to office to fight for families who stay up at night wondering how they'll make ends meet, and that’s just what he’s done. But what we are proving in this election is that our public financing program in New York City can be a critical tool in redistributing political power in our city from powerful interests to regular people. That’s why your small-dollar, matchable contribution is so important.
de Blasio 2017
How are you re-distributing political power, when the administration is superficially highlighting the closing of Rykers instead of addressing the REASON of the over/crowding to begin with.
1. Police/prosecutorial Misconduct
2. Improper legal council- LEGAL-AID actually colludes with the DA's office to wrongfully convict! Inadequate council/ Legal Aid is a joke AND IT violates every POOR BASTARD it serves their civil rights.
Regular people as opposed to what the over-privileged.. the people who can buy their court case, or those who are allowed to perjure or worse suborn perjury??
I applaud Mayor de Blasio, but you need to be further informed of the gross misconduct of our judicial system.
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”