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Antonio Delgado (NY-19)

As part of Fix Democracy Now week, New York Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado tweets about the need for leaders to listen to people, and not put dollars over our…

Liz Watson (IN-09)

We need a representative who is accountable to the voters, not a rich father or shadowy Super PAC donors.  That’s why I don’t take a dime in corporate PAC…

Antonio Delgado (NY-19)

I am deeply concerned that our democracy has been under assault in recent years.  A small minority of the super-rich and powerful have sought to control our elections…

Jennifer Wexton (VA-10)

The right to vote is one of the most basic tenets of our democracy, and Jennifer believes that we need to make it easier, not harder, for people…

James Thompson (KS-04)

“Elected officials on both sides of the aisle have forgotten who they represent. They are more concerned with their corporate PAC and Wall Street donors. I grew up…

Eric Swalwell (CA-15)

Congress is not helpless. We could swiftly move to pass Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s Redistricting Reform Act of 2017, requiring states to have independent redistricting commissions to draw their congressional…

Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)

“From drug companies to health insurers to Wall Street banks, big corporations are spending millions to buy influence in Washington and drown out the voices of regular people….

Jared Golden (ME-02)

While ending Citizens United is my primary focus, other steps can be taken to address this problem. I have run as a clean elections candidate before. Authorizing meaningful public funding…

Joe Cunningham (SC-01)

Our democracy is under attack by politicians who are deliberately making it harder for people to vote. I will fight for fair access to the voting booth and…

Antonio Delgado (NY-19)

I am deeply concerned that our democracy has been under assault in recent years.  A small minority of the super-rich and powerful have sought to control our elections…

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (NY-14)

Campaign finance reform can’t happen soon enough. That is why Alexandria is supportive of big ideas like the overturning, through a constitutional amendment, of the disastrous Citizens United…

Danny O’Connor (OH-12)

Safeguarding Voting Rights Numerous federal laws have been proposed that will ensure that all Americans are able to exercise their right to vote. Laws ranging from the Automatic…

Amy McGrath (KY-06)

CURING THE CORROSIVE EFFECTS OF MONEY Now, how can we cure this cancer crippling our democracy? We must hold our elected officials accountable for succumbing to these special…

Mike Levin (CA-49)

I also will fight for fundamental campaign finance reform to reduce the corrupting influence of money in politics.  We must explore all reform alternatives, including a Constitutional amendment,…

Elissa Slotkin (MI-08)

I believe our campaign finance system is broken and largely responsible for the polarization and dysfunction in our politics today. Much of this can be traced back to…

Andy Kim (NJ-03)

Campaign Finance Reform:  Among the very first bills I will seek to introduce in Congress will be to reform the negative influences of money in our politics.  We…

Josh Butner (CA 50)

In a video, Congressional candidate Josh Butner talks about how he’ll fight special interests, while highlighting his opponent’s abuse of campaign cash.

Dan Canon (IN 09)

When elected I intend to: Push for significant election reforms in ways including but not limited to: comprehensive campaign finance reform, starting with a constitutional amendment to reverse the…

John Heenan (MT-AL)

Who was right there with the payday loan lobbyists, voting for H.R. 3299 and to undermine Montana’s laws? Rep. Greg Gianforte, Montana’s sole representative in the U.S. House…