We can’t win this fight alone. Here are some of the other organizations working to get money out of politics.
CT | http://ccag.net/
CCAG has spent the last 40 years mobilizing the grassroots of Connecticut for various public interest causes. It has consistently worked for electoral reform and has also highlighted the influence of Big Money in the state.
Washington, DC | http://www.democracy21.org/
Democracy 21 was founded in 1997 to battle big money influence in Washington. It works to defend existing campaign finance laws in the courts and continue to advocate for new laws to promote fair elections.
Nationwide | http://www.democracymatters.org/
Democracy Matters is a student-based network partnered with Common Cause that works to kick Big Money out of politics. It offers paid internships for college students and a High School Fellows program for students interested in advocating for strong campaign finance reform.
Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization working to advance good government in the state of North Carolina. It helped implement strong public financing programs, protect voting rights, and win stronger ethics standards in government.
FL | http://www.fcan.org/
FCAN was formed in 1984 as a grassroots public interest group fighting on behalf of Floridans. It is a strong supporter of campaign finance reform and clean elections in Florida, and has worked to expose the influence of HMO campaign contributions on the state’s politics.
Nationwide | http://freespeechforpeople.org
Free Speech For People is a national non-partisan campaign, launched on the day of the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC, to press for a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution to overturn the ruling and restore democracy to the people. The organization is working to pass resolutions in the states in support of a constitutional amendment, to push back in the courts against the doctrine of corporate personhood, to enlist business community support across the country for an amendment, and to use the power to revoke a corporate charter when a corporation has repeatedly violated the law.
IA | http://iowacci.org/
ICCI is an Iowa-based social justice organization that works for progressive policies that put people first. It is also a strong advocate for clean elections, and has helped pass legislation that forced 527 groups to disclose where they get and how they spend their funds.
Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (MCCE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to reduce the influence of big money in elections and government so we can truly have a “government of, by, and for the people.” Through education and outreach, MCCE works in the public interest to increase public support for, defend, and improve the Maine Clean Election Act, the nation’s first statewide public financing law, and other related campaign finance law. MCCE believes that a sound campaign finance system which puts people first is a key factor in Maine’s and the nation’s ability to tackle its most pressing problems and provide good government.
CA | http://maplight.org/
MAPLight works to expose the influence of Big Money on the federal government. It tracks a number of important statistics related to the campaign finance system, including how much money special interests are spending both for and against various bills in Congress.
Nationwide | http://movetoamend.org/
MovetoAmend.org is a coalition of hundreds of organizations that came together after the Citizens United decision to push for adopting a Constitutional amendment to declare that money is not speech and to end corporate personhood. The organization has drafted a 28th amendment to the Constitution and is currently working to get ballot initiatives calling for this amendment to be passed across the country.