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

Together, we’re going around Congress. Represent.Us members bring powerful anti-corruption reforms to the ballot, where the people can vote for them directly. (No politicians required.)

In 2014, conservatives and progressives worked together to pass America’s first citywide Anti-Corruption Act in Tallahassee, Florida. Since then, voters have passed Anti-Corruption Acts and Resolutions in 30 cities and states across America.

In 2016, Represent.Us members passed the first statewide Anti-Corruption Act in South Dakota. Soon after, the state legislature brazenly repealed it.

In 2018, our members are fighting back in South Dakota with a statewide Anti-Corruption Amendment that politicians can’t repeal or change. And together, we’re headed to the ballot in 4-8 more states and dozens of cities nationwide.

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Our Board

Kulpreet Rana
Chair – Represent.Us Board

Todd Dipaola
Chair – Represent.Us Education Fund Board

CEO & Founder, InMarket
Ethan Beard
Angel Investor
YuChiang Cheng
President, Topgolf Media
Matt Cutts
Software Engineer
Jon DeVaan
Social Activist
Jim Greer
Co-Founder, CounterPAC
Ramsey Homsany
Investor, Legal Advisor
Elisa Jagerson
CEO, Speck Design
John Johnson
Founder & Chairman, Harmony Institute
Adam McKay
Screenwriter & Director
David O. Russell
Writer, Director & Producer
Josh Silver
Founder & CEO, Represent.Us

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
Richard Painter
Former Ethics Advisor to President George W. Bush
Kathy Sakahara
Vice President – Advocacy, League of Women Voters of Washington
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
Gabriel Baldinucci
Chief Strategy Officer, Singularity University
Marilynn Wills
Chair, Integrity Florida
Stephen Kennedy Smith
Fellow, MIT Connection Science; Author, JFK – A Vision for America
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)
Charlotte Hill
Policy Strategist
Robert Smith
Founder ICV (Investment Community Visibility)

Creative Council

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

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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