What We Do

We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections.

You can learn more about the policies we support at anticorruptionact.org

How We Do It

We’re going around Congress to put powerful reforms on the ballot, where the people can vote for them directly. (No politicians required.)

In November 2014, a bipartisan coalition of Represent.Us members in Tallahassee, Florida, put America’s first municipal Anti-Corruption Act on the ballot – and they won. Since then, voters have passed initiatives for sweeping anti-corruption reforms in more than a dozen cities and states across America. In 2016, for the first time ever, comprehensive statewide anti-corruption legislation passed in South Dakota.

State by state, we are ending corruption – and putting voters at the heart of our political system.

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Our Advisors

Advisory Council

Our Advisors represents a broad political spectrum, from progressives to Tea Party conservatives. Confronting the kind of systemic corruption that’s paralyzing our government will require a massive movement — that means putting partisan differences aside and focusing on where we agree. Poll after poll has found that Democrats, Republicans, and Independents all support tough new anti-corruption laws. We’re working together to turn that support into action. 

Theodore Roosevelt IV
Investment Banker
YuChiang Cheng
President, Topgolf Media
Richard Painter
Former Ethics Advisor to President George W. Bush
Brad Templeton
Chairman Emeritus, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Buddy Roemer
Former Governor of Louisiana
Tom Whitmore
DC Tea Party Patriots
Hadi Partovi
Ian Ayres
William K. Townsend Professor of Law, Yale University
Kathy Sakahara
Vice President – Advocacy, League of Women Voters of Washington
Todd Dipaola
Co-founder, Vantage Media
Elisa Jagerson
CEO, Speck Design
Charlotte Hill
Policy Strategist
Gabriel Baldinucci
Chief Strategy Officer, Singularity University
Marilynn Wills
Chair, Integrity Florida
David Levine
American Sustainable Business Council
Lanae Erickson
Vice President of Social Policy and Politics, Third Way
Albert Wenger
Partner, Union Square Ventures
Ethan Beard
Joe Greenstein
Rotten Tomatoes
Jonathan Haidt
Professor, NYU
Mark McKinnon
GOP Strategist
John Pudner
Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic
Norman J. Ornstein
American Enterprise Institute
Catherine Baer
Tea Party Network Chair
Bruce Ackerman
Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University
Rick Thompson
Signia Venture Partners
Nick Penniman
Issue One
Douglas E. Schoen
Democratic Campaign Consultant
Lawrence Lessig
Harvard Law School Professor
Ron Garan
Former NASA Astronaut
Cecelia Frontero
Occupy Wall Street
Rob Schaaf
Missouri State Senator
(R-St. Joseph)

Creative Council

Lorenzo di Bonaventura Council Chair
Film Producer
Adam McKay
Film Director
Katie McGrath
James Van Der Beek
J.J. Abrams
Film Director/Producer
Rachel McAdams
Ed Helms
Amy Baer
Film Producer
David O. Russell
Film Director
Kate Walsh
D.A. Wallach
Susie Abromeit
Misha Collins
Sean Kisker
Entertainment Executive
Phil Rosenthal
Television Writer/Producer
Courtenay Valenti
Todd Lieberman
Film/Television Producer
Matt Weiner
Film Writer/Producer
Matt DelPiano
Talent Agent
Jon Turteltaub
Film Director
Jimmy Miller
Talent Agent
Carrie Kisker
Education Policy Consultant
Jamie Wolf
Film Producer
Stephen Nemeth
Film Producer
Shira Piven
Film Director
Michael Kvamme
Film Writer/Producer
Andrew Reich
Television Writer/Showrunner
Heather Lieberman
Bob Myman
Entertainment Lawyer
Jordan Dunn
Film Writer/Actor
Cliff Roberts
Talent Agent
Scott Greenberg
Animation Producer
Kevin Messick
Film Producer
Doug Wick
Film Producer
Chris Henchy
Film Producer

Our Organization

Our History

2011American Anti-Corruption Act drafted
11/2012Represent.Us campaign launched
2013First local chapters
7/2014Princeton, NJ passes first Anti-Corruption Resolution
11/2014Tallahassee, FL passes first Anti-Corruption Act
2015500,000 members, 10 Acts and Resolutions
11/2016Passed America’s first statewide Anti-Corruption Act

Our Funding Sources

We are a not-for-profit entity funded by donations from our supporters. We also receive grants from philanthropic organizations. A full list of our funders is available HERE. For more information, please contact us at donate@represent.us

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