Countdown on Corruption

Countdown on Corruption

Countdown on Corruption

In 2016, we made history together
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South Dakota

Initiated Measure 22

PASSED

Initiated Measure 22 is an anti-corruption initiative backed by South Dakotans for Integrity. It fights corruption, holds politicians accountable, and makes elections more transparent.
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Washington

Initiative 1464

NOT PASSED

Initiative 1464 is backed by Integrity Washington, a coalition that includes Represent.Us chapters in Seattle, Tacoma, Whatcom County & Vancouver. It requires greater transparency, limits the influence of big money in state politics, strengthens enforcement of ethics and campaign finance laws.
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Boone County, IL

 

PASSED

Boone County passed a resolution on the ballot calling on local and federal officials to pass anti-corruption reforms based on the American Anti-Corruption Act.
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San Francisco, CA

Prop T

PASSED

Prop T is a city proposition that bans gifts from lobbyists to elected officials, prohibits lobbyists from contributing to officials and candidates and prohibits lobbyists from bundling contributions.
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McHenry County, IL

 

PASSED

McHenry County passed a resolution on the ballot calling on local and federal officials to pass anti-corruption reforms based on the American Anti-Corruption Act.
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Berkeley, CA

Measure X1

PASSED

This fair elections measure in Berkeley, California encourages candidates to limit contributions to their campaigns to no more than $50 per person and only from Berkeley residents. Measure X1 then rewards these candidates with six dollars of public financing for every one dollar they raise from everyday Berkeley residents.
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Maine

Question 5

PASSED

In Maine, Represent.Us members voted Yes on Question 5, which changes the way we elect our leaders to give voters more voice and choice instead of having to vote for the “lesser of two evils” when there is another candidate you like better.
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Howard County, MD

Question A

PASSED

Represent.Us members supported Question A in Howard County, for the citizens’ election fund. The amendment to the county charter enables the county council to establish the Citizens Election Fund and small donor campaign finance system for county council and county executive races.
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Benton County, OR

Measure 2-100

PASSED

This ranked choice voting measure in Benton County, Oregon changes the way we elect our leaders to give voters more voice and choice instead of having to vote for the “lesser of two evils” when there is another candidate you like better.
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Missouri

Amendment 2

PASSED

Missouri didn’t have any limits on donations by individuals and corporations to candidates and political parties. Amendment 2, led by Returning Government to the People, limits individual contributions to candidates for state or judicial office to $2,600 per election, and to political parties to $25,000.
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South Dakota

Amendment T

NOT PASSED

Represent.Us members in South Dakota backed redistricting reform with Amendment T, which stops legislators from redrawing districts to allow them to choose their voters.
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Multnomah County, OR

Measure 26-184

PASSED

Represent Portland supported Measure 26-184 in Multnomah County, Oregon to limit contributions from individuals and PACs to $500, limit independent spending, and require disclosure of true original sources of principal funders of ads.
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Rhode Island

Question 2

PASSED

In Rhode Island, Represent.Us members said Yes on Question 2 to restore the state ethics commission’s constitutional authority to police ethics violations by members of the General Assesmbly.
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South Dakota

Amendment V

NOT PASSED

Represent.Us members in South Dakota backed Amendment V, a ballot measure that would create open primaries – allowing voters to vote for the candidate they want, regardless of which party they are affiliated with.
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Washington

Initiative 735

PASSED

Represent.Us members backed this call to overturn Citizens United.
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California

Prop 59

PASSED

Represent.Us members backed this statewide measure in California calling to overturn Citizens United.
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