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Meet an anti-democracy Senate candidate: Ron Johnson

Sep 13, 2022

Josh Israel


(The American Independent) Johnson has fought against that policy and others that advocates argue will ensure fair and free elections. The nonpartisan reform group End Citizens United rated the Wisconsin Senator with an “F” on their May 2022 anti-corruption and voting rights scorecard, observing, “From protecting our elections, to rooting out corruption, to increasing transparency, to strengthening government ethics, Johnson voted against every effort to protect our democracy.” But by July 2012, he had joined 43 other Senate Republicans to filibuster and effectively kill that legislation. In 2022, he opposed the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act, which End Citizens United described as “a commonsense anti-corruption” law had it gone into effect.