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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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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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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The League of Women Voters of Connecticut supports a campaign finance system that ensures the public's right to know, combats corruption and undue influence, and enables candidates to compete more equitably for public office

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The League of Women Voters of Texas supports laws and practices relating to political campaign finance that eliminate excessive and/or inappropriate spending and promote equitable competition among candidates.

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