As part of the ‘Fix Democracy Week’ campaign led by Every Voice, End Citizens United (ECU) will be highlighting its endorsed candidates who have put forth a reform agenda aimed at curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. Today’s profile is of Joe Cunningham, candidate for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District.
Early in his campaign, Joe Cunningham introduced a bold plan to address the far-reaching influence of special interest money in politics and increasing transparency in elections. Cunningham is making reform a central element to his campaign and has pledged to reject all PAC and special interest money.
Term Limits for All Members of Congress
Get rid of career politicians
Three terms for House, Two terms for Senate
Ban PAC Contributions
Ban federal candidates from accepting PAC contributions
Create independent commissions to draw district lines
Automatic Voter Registration
Simplify and incentivize voter participation
Automatic voter registration system
Crack Down on Lobbyists
More than quadrupole the waiting period for former members of Congress to become lobbyists
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