A people's movement

  • Public Citizen's Democracy Is For People Campaign is about turning voter outrage over a rigged system into sustained pressure across the country. It's about leveraging our people power to #FightBigMoney.

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D.C. Council Unanimously Passes D.C. Fair Elections

On Tuesday, February 9 the D.C. Council voted unanimously to pass the Fair Elections Act of 2017.

Public Citizen is a founding member of the D.C. Fair Elections Coalition, which is committed to strengthening local democracy. The Fair Elections Act would establish a small-donor public financing system and effectively amplify the voices of everyday D.C. residents.

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Nevada Becomes 19th State to Call to Overturn Citizens United

On Thursday, May 25, the Nevada legislature passed a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, becoming the 19th state to do so.

Nevada joined 18 other states that have called for a constitutional amendment -- bringing us halfway to the 38 states needed to ratify an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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By the Numbers Support for an amendment is growing.


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People in towns and cities across the country are advancing resolutions through their city and town councils and state legislatures that declare support for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, challenge corporate power. and eliminate unlimited campaign spending.

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