“Campaign finance reform is so crucially important to us because we believe that in order to restore American values back into our democracy, we must start with restoring the integrity of our elections.”
A respected voice against corruption abroad and at home
Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) is a former American diplomat and Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor in the Obama Administration from 2014 to 2017. He emigrated from Poland to America with his mother at the age of six, escaping the reach of communism and the Cold War. Tom is a Rhodes Scholar and worked for President Clinton’s National Security Council.
A leading advocate for good government and ethics
At the State Department, Malinowski led the fight to crack down on corruption globally, and spent much of his career in government traveling the world encouraging other countries to increase transparency and accountability standards. Malinowski was a leader of the group of candidates who signed the letter calling for H.R. 1, and is well-known for his expertise and efforts on corruption, money laundering, and foreign money in our elections.
A critical re-election campaign
Malinowski represents a district that is R+4 and was drawn to favor Republicans. The district may attract a strong Republican challenger, and ECU will enthusiastically stand with Malinowski as he begins his re-election bid.
Candidate for U.S. House