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States Fight Back!
In the wake of Citizens United, twenty-two states are fighting back against unlimited, anonymous corporate influence in their elections.
The infamous Supreme Court case is controversial in public and legal circles but it is unlikely that changes will be made this cycle. However, it is encouraging that so many states, businesses, and organizations are trying to protect the integrity of democratic elections.
The US Chamber of Commerce is likely to spend 50 million dollars this year on ‘voter education.’ We know that everyone from PolitiFact.com to FactCheck.org have called the Chamber’s ads blatantly false, but we don’t know who is behind their massive buy.
Read more about what states like Montana and New York are doing to protect their citizens from Chamber style scorched earth campaigns.