As concerns about the state of our democracy continue to increase in urgency in the lead up to the 2018 midterms, candidates nationwide are answering the call to campaign on their plans to fix democracy, by reducing the influence of big donors, protecting access to the ballot, and drawing fair district lines. On the first day of Fix Democracy Now week, dozens of candidates, national and local organizations, and citizen activists participated in a Twitterstorm that got #FixDemocracyNow trending nationwide for almost an hour.

From Senators:


To Attorney General candidates:


To more than a dozen U.S. House candidates including Katie Porter (CA-45), Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Dana Balter (NY-24), Josh Harder (CA-10), Susan Wild (PA-07), Mel Hall (IN-02), Steven Horsford (NV-04), Mallory Hagan (AL-03) and Andrew Janz (CA-22), and state legislative and statewide candidates like Caroline Walker, Kristin Seale, and Aaron Regunberg, candidates weighed in on their belief in building a democracy that works for all of us, and their plans to fight big money, protect voting rights, and stop gerrymandering.

And here are just a few more of our favorite tweets from today:




Tomorrow, tune in at 1 pm for a Facebook live with Rep. John Sarbanes, Chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force – and keep an eye out for a special video first thing tomorrow morning!