In the recent times, the “end citizens united” proponents have been quite busy. The group, which aim to overturn the Citizen United, engage in various strategies to ensure they succeed in the efforts to have the decision by the U.S Supreme court overturned. According to the article published in the Latimes, the ECU, which is a political action committee plans to spend more millions to overturn the Citizens United. The groups aim to spend the money in electing Democrats to support their campaigns towards the finance reforms. The article states that the group already has over 20 targets that it plans to involve in his campaign. These targets would inject more power into the California House, which is currently comprised of vulnerable members.
Since entering Congress, @ClaudiaTenney has become a champion of Wall Street. We wonder if the $100K that she received from Wall Street over her career had anything to do with it. #BigMoney20 #NY22https://t.co/egtKqzLNXZ
— End Citizens United (@StopBigMoney) January 11, 2018
According to the article, has some of the best opportunities in the land and the group aims to take advantage of these opportunities to see through their plans. The article also mentions that the group has recorded some success in the past leading to the ongoing investigations against Hunter and the increased contributions from telecom firms that the group has received in the recent past. The group that was in 2015 has already spent over $25 million to have its democratic supporters elected to the California House. The independent voters would receive high priority from the group to help it carry out its plans successfully.
About End Citizens United (ECU)
End Citizens United is categorized as a political action committee, which works tirelessly to have the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United overturned. The group operates as a grassroots PAC funded by donors whose main objective is to elect pro-reformers who can help it overturn the decision of the Citizens United. Through these leaders, the group hopes to drive out big money spending from the U.S political arena. The decision was reached in the Citizens United V. Federal Election Commission in 2010.
The decision deregulated the limits placed on the maximum amount of contribution that a group can donate to the political candidates. The decision by the Supreme Court meant that organizations could contribute any amount of money to a political party candidate. The ECU group seeks to drive out the huge spending in politics and have leaders who are conscious to the finance reforms.Upon identification of these candidates, the group contribute and raise money for them while also running parallel expenditures for them. Since its inception in 2015, the group fully participated in the 2016 elections managing to raise over $ 25 million. Among the candidates endorsed by the group in the past, including Hillary Clinton, Zephyr Teachout, Russ Feingold, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, and Jon Ossoff. The group was very instrumental in the election of senators Catherine Cortez and Maggie Hassan during the election of 2016.
Source The End Citizens United: www.indeed.com/q-End-Citizens-United-jobs.html