End Citizens United is one of the most successful donor funded Political Action Committee. The primary goal of the committee is to elect campaign finance reformer to overturn Citizens United. The group heavily financed various Democratic candidates from presidency to the Senate seats in 2016. End Citizens United is keen to counter the Supreme Court decision of Citizen United. An excess of 325,000 people have already subscribed to the petition made by End Citizens United and are now expecting the congress to assent with their decision.
End Citizens United has a wide supporter base of over 4 million people. As a result, ECU petition with receive massive support. End Citizen United recently announced that it will endorse 11 democratic candidates. ECU committed to offer its full support in enacting finance reforms in campaigns both locally and at state level.
John Wonderlich who work at Sunlight Foundation as the policy director admitted that it is an uphill battle for people to discern the constitutional path. Recent Huffington post clearly demonstrated the ease of externally manipulating United States elections. This came after Trumps’ win that attracted criticisms, considering he lost on popularity votes by more than 3 million.
End Citizens United is particularly focused in reinforcing electoral reforms, campaign finance, and gun control policies. ECU has raised huge amount of capital with the main goal of fighting against malpractices done by billionaires and corporations. Further, End Citizens United is now tackling several issues that affect the life of American citizens.
The decision made by the Supreme Court held that people and corporations have equal rights. The decision gave way for American Corporation to spend unlimited amount of financial resources in controlling American campaigns and elections.
The Huffington Post also alluded that a Russian Company directly influenced the American election in favor of Donald trump. Even with the current policies that make it illegal for international bodies to interfere with American elections, the scope of their implementation is excessively limited. Political interest groups have continually peddled with United States election by making illegal payoffs, untraceable spending and maintaining good relationships with senior lawmakers in the country. This malpractices have greatly contributed to the abuse of rule of law.
Campaign finance reform remains the center of interest for End Citizen United. The organization decided to endorse Randy Bryce for the congress. Bryce has declared his bid to end corruption in future elections under the mandate of the group. End Citizen United uses social media as a platform to secure more support from the Americans.
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— End Citizens United (@StopBigMoney) November 16, 2017