September 6, 2018 / Press Releases

End Citizens United Endorses Five Reformers for Congress

Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed five reformers for Congress, all of whom are committed to curbing the corrosive influence of Big Money in politics.

“The avalanche of special interest money in elections is undermining our democracy, and shutting everyday Americans out of the process,” said ECU President Tiffany Muller. “These candidates are advocating for reform so that government can go back to serving real people — not corporate donors with big checks. We’re proud to endorse these candidates and look forward to working with them in Congress.”

The endorsed candidates are:

  • David Baria (MS-Senate)

  • David Shapiro (FL-16)

  • Dr. Kyle Horton (NC-07)

  • Jill Schiller (OH-02)

  • Carolyn Long (WA-03)

Americans’ concerns about money in politics is fueling a wave of candidates in this election who are making reform a central issue in their campaigns, with nearly 200 outright rejecting corporate PAC money, including David Baria (MS-Senate), Dr. Kyle Horton (NC-07), Jill Schiller (OH-02), and Carolyn Long (WA-03). To date, more than 116 candidates rejecting corporate PAC money have already advanced to the general election. Click hereto see how candidates are incorporating reform messaging in their ads and on the stump.

ECU is dedicated to getting Big Money out of politics and fixing the rigged system in Washington so it works for all Americans. ECU connects its endorsed candidates with its grassroots members and its 400,000 small-dollar donors to help ensure they have the resources to win. So far this cycle, ECU has raised $5.5 million in small-dollar donations directly for their campaigns. ECU continues to elevate campaign finance reform as a national priority and advocates for meaningful legislation.

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