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End Citizens United heads to Maine to fight for clean elections

July 29, 2015

Today, End Citizens United supporters and staff joined hundreds at a rally at the State Capitol in Maine to demand clean elections. The campaign, Yes on Question 1, is spearheaded by the nonpartisan organization, Mainers for Accountable Elections. Over 81,000 Mainers signed a petition to add the referendum to the ballot in November. If passed, […]


Mainers take the fight for democracy to local elections

July 22, 2015

Right now, a grassroots coalition in Maine is fighting for a referendum this November that would overhaul Maine’s campaign finance system. It would be a huge win for reform, and it could be a model we use in states around the nation. Mainers for Accountable Elections’ referendum will: — Increase penalties for those who break […]


Tell President Obama: Unmask the corporate donors!

July 16, 2015

Thanks to Citizens United, government contractors can pump unlimited money into elections without disclosure. It’s a big problem, and potentially a cause for corruption. A study of government contracts awarded from 1979 to 2006 found that “for each additional $201,220 in campaign contributions, a company can expect to add 107 additional government contracts over what […]


These people will help overturn Citizens United

July 2, 2015

It’s hard to believe how big this organization has grown — more than 800,000 people dedicated to ending Citizens United. Thanks to our incredible supporters, we’re now in a position to start making waves by supporting candidates who are champions of campaign finance reform: All these candidates have filled out the official End Citizens United […]


Our first endorsement!

June 26, 2015

End Citizens United PAC is excited to announce our first endorsement: To be honest, this was a bit of a no brainer. Here’s just a few reasons Russ was a clear choice: — Russ has always been a leading voice against unrestrained money in elections. He’s perhaps best known as one of the lead co-sponsors […]


End Citizens United: A Progress Report

June 22, 2015

How strong is the grassroots movement to end Citizens United? End Citizens United PAC launched just 3 months ago — a brand new organization funded by grassroots donors. The outpouring of support in that time has been stunning: — 243,839 people have signed on as citizen Co-Sponsors for the Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United. […]


Kick Koch off the Board!

June 16, 2015

This week, End Citizens United joined several organizations to fight yet another instance of the Koch brothers squandering public institutions for personal gain. The Koch brothers and their companies have spent millions of dollars misleading the public about the science of climate change. Yet, after making a massive contribution to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural […]