End Citizens United Raises $7 Million Directly for Candidates in Small Dollar Contributions

October 19, 2018

ECU has raised $7 million directly for candidates, eclipsing the $600,000 it directly raised for candidates in the 2016 cycle End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that its members have raised $7 million in small-dollar donations directly for its endorsed candidates, eclipsing the $600,000 it raised for candidates in the 2016 cycle. As a traditional political […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Six Reform Candidates

October 18, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Sen. Chris Murphy for re-election, as well as five reform candidates for U.S. House. The endorsed House candidates are: Todd Litton (TX-02), Frank McNeill (NC-08), Tracy Mitrano (NY-23), Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), and Kristen Carlson (FL-15). “These reformers understand that the flood of unlimited, undisclosed money silences American families,” said […]

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New ECU $2.5 Million Ad Campaign Targets Five Competitive House Races

October 16, 2018

Targets Republican incumbents in CA-45, NJ-03, NY-11, TX-32 and VA-07 End Citizens United today announced its latest ad buy. It will spend nearly $2.5 million in five top House races. The breakdown of the ad buy is as followed: CA-45: $400,000 on digital and direct mail NJ-03: $658,000 on TV, radio, digital and direct mail NY-11: $200,000 on mail TX-32: $520,000 […]

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NEW ECU Ad: The Rigged System and Dave Brat Are One and the Same

October 16, 2018

Brat took thousands from Big Pharma, voted against protecting seniors’ access to affordable prescriptions Abigail Spanberger rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform a top priority End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Virginia exposing Congressman Dave Brat for taking money from the pharmaceutical industry and voting against protecting access […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Tom MacArthur’s Proudest Moment

October 16, 2018

MacArthur sold out constituents for campaign checks from insurance industry; authored amendment to gut protections for New Jerseyans with preexisting conditions Andy Kim rejects corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in New Jersey focusing on the campaign contributions Congressman Tom MacArthur took from the insurance industry and the […]

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Incumbents Still Raking In Corporate PAC Money

October 12, 2018

Check out these detailed numbers on incumbent corporate PAC contributions Republican incumbents in some of the most competitive House races in the country have raked in hundreds of thousands in corporate PAC money. We previously posted highlighting incumbents corporate PAC totals here and here. While there’s a movement among Democratic House challengers to reject corporate […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Rep. Chellie Pingree for Re-Election

October 11, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Representative Chellie Pingree for re-election in ME-01. A champion of campaign finance reform, Pingree has been fighting to overturn the disastrous Citizens United decision since the day it was decided. “Rep. Chellie Pingree has been a leader in the fight against the unlimited, undisclosed money corrupting our political system,” said ECU President […]

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NEW IL-12 Poll: Brendan Kelly Erases Bost’s Lead

October 10, 2018

After ECU’s $600,000 ad campaign, Bost falls out of favor with voters, Kelly gains ground, 45-46 percent Washington, DC —  A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Global Strategy Group, shows the IL-12 race in a statistical tie with Brendan Kelly trailing Rep. Mike Bost by one point, […]

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End Citizens United Files Ethics Complaint Against Dave Brat

October 10, 2018

Brat misused campaign funds and failed to disclose personal income – should be investigated by the Office of Congressional Ethics immediately End Citizens United (ECU) today filed a complaint with the House Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) against Congressman Dave Brat. The complaint states Brat violated the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Ethics in Government […]

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