Disclosure of Independent Expenditures in New York City Elections

November 8, 2010

Author: Jisha V. Dymond and Laurence D. Laufer View the article On November 2, 2010, New York City voters overwhelmingly passed two Charter Revision Commission proposals that amended the New York City Charter.  Question 1 concerned the reduction of term limits for elected officials.  Question 2 contained various substantive elements, including whether to require individuals and entities to report information on “independent expenditures” in City election campaigns.