— End Citizens United (@StopBigMoney) October 11, 2018
End Citizens United, a political action committee (PAC), has shown its political weight by supporting Democratic candidates who will no longer accept corporate PAC donations. Currently, there are at least 185 Democratic candidates who have been identified by End Citizens United and 45-percent of them have been successful in their primary election. It seems that voters in America have had enough of politicians feeding their pockets with corporate donations – otherwise known as “dark money,” and they’re taking this newfound understanding to the ballot box. Voters have become increasingly angry, once End Citizens United began divulging information, which has been kept secret by candidates in an effort to collude with billion-dollar corporations.
Due to the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-5 vote with Citizens United v. FEC., politicians have been allowed to align themselves with corporations without any accountability of the donations. And it is perfectly legal. End Citizens United began its fight for campaign finance reform after being established in March 2015 and gained momentum within the political system by identifying key politicians of dark money. The PAC continues to average $14 from private donations. See more of End Citizens United on facebook
Among the 185 Democratic candidates identified by End Citizens United is Beto O’Rourke. Incumbent Ted Cruz was previously expected to be a slam dunk until Democrat Beto O’Rourke announced his candidacy. The unexpected victory would certainly be welcomed and a mark in history by unseating the incumbent Senator. It would also be a victory for Democrats since Cruz’s election to the Senate in 2012 was considered one of the biggest upsets by beating Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. The Republican won the election with a 14-point margin. O’Rouke would be seen by Democrats as bringing back a seat that perhaps should never have been lost, to begin with.
Other notable Democratic candidates include Cory Booker, Conor Lamb, and Kamala Harris who have pledged their support for refusing corporate PAC donations. Lamb’s decision gained him instant popularity among voters, and Harris publicly stated that her decision was based on Citizens United v. FEC. and its affect on the voters. Cory Booker, who may run for president in 2020, released a statement specifically indicating that his decision was based on the complaints of voters. Check out: https://www.youtube.com/c/EndCitizensUnitedOrg