The Fair Elections Now Act (H.R. 6116/H.R. 1826) is an extremely important piece of legislation that must be adopted soon. This act would hold Congress accountable to the people rather than billionaires and wealthy special interest groups that can now bankroll candidates thanks to the recent Citizens United Supreme Court ruling. This misguided decision by the conservative majority on the Supreme Court has the potential to fundamentally undermine our democracy by removing limits on campaign spending, allowing wealthy backers to virtually buy members of Congress.
Take Action NOW! Contact your representative and urge her or him to push for a floor vote on the Fair Elections Now Act when Congress re-convenes after the election.
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