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Wednesday, May 17 • 11:20am - 12:20pm
Building a Common Data Standard for Campaign Finance Disclosure

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It’s been said so many times it’s obvious and yet…
Did you know that many states are still using hard copy forms for collecting campaign finance data...and using that as an excuse for lack of transparency?! The technology exists for real time donor disclosure, so what’s the deal with the most basic of automation when handling this data? Join a panel of top disclosure and transparency advocates as they discuss the status of implementing common data standards and the friction that belies making this information accessible to the public. 

Moderators
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Dan Morain

Dan Morain is the editorial page editor, political affairs columnist and editorial writer for The Sacramento Bee. Morain previously served as the communications director for the Consumer Attorneys of California and a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times. |  ... Read More →

Speakers
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Daniel Newman

President & Co-Founder, MapLight
Daniel was named one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2010 for his work at MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money’s influence on politics. MapLight provides journalists and citizens with transparency tools that connect data on... Read More →
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John Pudner

Executive Director, Take Back Our Republic
John Pudner was the oldest of 9 children growing up in a 3 bedroom house in inner city Richmond, VA where he attended the same Catholic, military high school as Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon. Now the father of 9 children, John Pudner learned at a young age the im... Read More →
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Greg Schneider

Information Systems Director, FollowTheMoney
Greg Schneider joined the Institute in June 2014 to manage the growth and development of its information systems. He works with all aspects of the Institute’s technology and helps his team support the technology needs of the Institute. Prior, Greg spent four years working on pr... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:20am - 12:20pm
UC Hastings, Room E