#DemandDemocracy Video Blog: Every Voice Wants to #GetMoneyOut

#DemandDemocracy Video Blog: Every Voice Wants to #GetMoneyOut

The issue of big money in politics is one so pervasive and complex that it requires a range of solutions to fully address it. In the sixth edition of our #DemandDemocracy video blog, Rahna Epting, chief of staff at Every Voice, discusses the importance of small donor driven elections, as well as a constitutional amendment to overturn Supreme Court cases like Citizens United.

 

Recently, a number of money in politics reforms known as the “Defend Democracy” legislative package, which included both a proposed constitutional amendment to get big money out of elections and small donor empowerment measures, were reintroduced together in the 114th Congress. According to recent polling by Every Voice, the public broadly supports a constitutional amendment, and using the amendment to set the context for small donor engagement boosts support for such reforms.