Money in Politics

Money in Politics

Elections should be about the voters not big money interests. It’s time to limit SuperPACs and secret donors to protect representative democracy.

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Dark Money
Event Date: 
Nov 30 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron

“Dark Money,” a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on elections and elected officials.

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Action Alert
Event Date: 
Nov 18 2018 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Sherwood Community Center

Join us to hear from our collaborating partners about their Action priorities:  

Action Alerts

More money flooding our elections is the last thing California needs. Despite that, legislators are fast-tracking a bill that gives their own caucus leaders a war chest to use in unlimited amounts on preferred state candidates.

AB 84 will consolidate money and influence among legislative leadership and undermine California’s fair and competitive elections. Act now and urge your state senator to vote NO on AB 84.

Dark Money Documentary
Event Date: 
Sep 22 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Saratoga Library - Community Room

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Blog Post

A letter to the San Francisco Chronicle
Note: This letter was sent in response to the article in the Sunday Insight section that discussed recent IRS action that will eliminate reporting requirements for "dark money" donated to certain nonprofits, as well as a new film, "Dark Money", premiering in the Bay Area.

Action Alerts

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is currently seeking public comments on their proposed disclaimer rule for Internet campaign ads.

Action Alerts

LWVUS sent a letter to U.S. Senate offices encouraging Senators to cosponsor and pass S. 1989 the Honest Ads Act.

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Promote an open governmental system that is representative, accountable and responsive.

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