Campaign Finance Policy Case Study Assignment For this Policy Case Study, you will be using everything you have learned in this course to apply it to writing a policy recommendation brief. This case study is different from the previous one, as you will be following Smith’s General Method and any/all of the How To’s provided in constructing your paper. You will also be making a policy recommendation and justifying the need for the bill. So get ready, this is going to be a wild ride.
Campaign Finance Policy Case Study Assignment For this assignment you are to assume the role of a lobbyist. You work for the advocacy organization Voters for Voting Justice, and one of your main policy issue areas is campaign finance reform. Your job is to lobby members of Congress and the administration to support legislative efforts to remove or curb money in politics, especially in campaigns. You must become the expert on this issue, and develop a policy recommendation to address a facet of the problem. Remember, most policies are not catch-all solutions to an issue, and an issue as large and broad as money in politics will most likely require a series of targeted policy solutions to address the overall issue. Nevertheless, your role will be to come up with a policy recommendation and to produce a policy brief to support your recommendation. This policy brief will be an 8-10 page executive summary position paper on your policy recommendation and must include everything listed in the Steps below.
Campaign Finance Policy Case Study Assignment An example of an advocacy organization that focuses on this issue is the Brennan Center for Justice, which offers policy recommendations on voting rights. I recommend that you unleash the power of the internets to find several existing advocacy organizations that work on campaign finance issues and model this project after them. Examining the real-world and ongoing debate over this issue from an advocacy position will help give you perspective