Our Wins

Our Wins

We’ve already passed Anti-Corruption Acts
and Resolutions in cities and states
across the country

Victory in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania!

January 12th 2017

Represent Northeastern Pennsylvania passed the state’s first anti-corruption resolution, through the Wilkes-Barre City Council on January 12th.  The resolution called for city, state, and federal anti-corruption reform, and was the product of a months long campaign by Represent NEPA members.  

 

 

Victory in Portland, Oregon!

December 14th 2016

Represent Portland joined the coalition, A Voice for All Portland, to pass Open & Accountable Elections through the Portland City Council. Open & Accountable Elections will curb the power of wealthy donors in city elections, making it easier for all Portlanders – regardless of their wealth or connections– to run for office. This will make the city government more representative and accountable to the voters. 

Victory in South Dakota!

November 8th 2016

Voters in South Dakota made history by passing America’s first statewide Anti-Corruption Act. People of all political backgrounds supported the South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act, a measure that will increase transparency and accountability and empower voters across the state.

Victory in McHenry County, Illinois!

November 8th 2016

In McHenry County, IL, voters sized the chance to show support for their local anti-corruption movement. Our Represent McHenry chapter, in collaboration with Represent Rockford, led successful community efforts to pass an Anti-Corruption Resolution in McHenry County with 94% voter approval.

Victory in Boone County, Illinois!

November 8th 2016

Our Represent Rockford chapter achieved their fourth resolution victory in Boone County, IL! With the help of our Represent McHenry County chapter, these dedicated volunteers passed an Anti-Corruption Resolution in Boone County with the support of over 90% of local voters.

Victory in Multnomah County, Oregon!

November 8th 2016

Our Represent Portland chapter worked with local coalition partners to pass Measure 26-184 with 89% support. The measure will limit contributions from individuals and PACs to $500, limit independent spending, and require disclosure of the true funders of political ads.

 

Victory in San Francisco, California!

November 8th 2016

Represent.Us San Francisco chapter members led the effort to pass Prop T, a ban on gifts from lobbyists with 87% support, the biggest margin of victory of any San Francisco ballot measure in over 20 years. Represent San Francisco received endorsements for Prop T from over 50 community organizations and individuals, including the SF Republican Party, SF Democratic Party, League of Women Voters, and more.

Victory in Southfield, Michigan!

September 26th 2016

Members of our Represent Oakland County, MI, chapter passed Michigan’s first Anti-Corruption Resolution! The Southfield City Council unanimously approved the resolution calling for anti-corruption reform at the state and federal level. The vote came one year after Represent Oakland County members secured an endorsement of the Anti-Corruption Act from then mayoral candidate Ken Siver.

Victory in Cocoa, Florida!

July 27th 2016

Volunteers with our Represent the Space Coast chapter passed the first Anti-Corruption Resolution in the Sunshine State. The Cocoa City Council unanimously approved the resolution proclaiming the city’s ongoing support for transparency, impartial decision-making, integrity, and accountability at every level of government.

 

Victory in Lawrence Township, New Jersey!

June 21st 2016

Don’t call it a comeback – the volunteers of Represent Central New Jersey recently passed a resolution calling for greater transparency in political donations. The overwhelming support received from the Township Council of Lawrence Township makes this the fourth anti-corruption resolution to pass in New Jersey.

 

Victory in Miami-Dade County, Florida!

May 17th 2016

A county-wide transparency measure calling for greater transparency has passed in Miami-Dade! The legislation, passing 7-to-1, requires transparency regarding from all candidates for local office and lowers the campaign donation threshold.

 

Victory in Portland, Oregon!

April 20th 2016

The volunteers with our Represent Portland chapter have helped pass local legislation focused on increasing transparency in local elections. The new rule requires lobbyists and political consultants to disclose their political services.

 

Victory in South Brunswick, New Jersey!

April 12th 2016

Volunteers with Represent Central New Jersey helped pass an anti-corruption resolution in South Brunswick, NJ, making this the third township in central New Jersey to call for tough anti-corruption reform!

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Victory in Roanoke Valley, Virginia!

November 16th 2015

Volunteers with Represent Roanoke helped make Roanoke the eighth city in the nation to officially call for tough, new laws to end the legalized corruption currently running rampant in our country.

 

Victory in San Francisco, California!

November 3rd 2015

Voters in San Francisco, California supported the Expenditure Lobbyist Measure, a anti-corruption ballot measure.
Friends of Ethics, a local ethics watchdog, partnered with Represent San Francisco and other volunteers to qualify the measure for the ballot and ensure its successful passage.

 

Victory in Seattle, Washington!

November 3rd 2015

In Seattle, Washington, a nonpartisan, local coalition successfully passed the I-122 ballot initiative.
Led by Honest Elections Seattle, the effort sought to reduce conflicts of interest and create a more representative local government by passing a law modeled after the American Anti-Corruption Act.

 

Victory in DeKalb County, Illinois!

April 7th 2015

The citizens of Dekalb County, Illinois passed an Anti-Corruption resolution with 87% of the vote.

Represent Rockford—which also brought victory to neighboring Winnebago County—led the win.

 

Victory in Winnebago County, Illinois!

April 7th, 2015

Voters of Winnebago County, Illinois passed an Anti-Corruption Resolution with 87% support.

Represent Rockford led the successful campaign, along with a win in neighboring Dekalb County.

 

Victory in Ewing Township, New Jersey!

February 11th 2015

The Ewing Township council adopted an Anti-Corruption Resolution, passed by a unanimous 4-0 vote.

Over 1000 residents of New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District signed on as citizen co-sponsors of the Resolution. Three congressional candidates, including the winner of the General Election, Bonnie Watson, endorsed local organizers.

 

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Victory in Tallahassee, Florida!

November 4th 2014

Voters in Tallahassee, Florida, approved the first city-wide Anti-Corruption Act in the United States, which passed by an overwhelming 2-1 margin.
The win was spearheaded by a small but dedicated group of progressives, conservatives, and independents—including the Chair of the Florida Tea Party Network, the former President of the  Florida League of Women Voters, the Chairman of Florida  Common Cause, and a former Democratic County  Commissioner—who came together to bring the Anti-Corruption Act to their city.

 

Victory in Genoa, Illinois!

November 4th 2014

The citizens of Genoa Township, Illinois voted overwhelmingly in favor of a local Anti-Corruption Resolution, which passed with 89% support.

 

Victory in Western Massachusetts!

November 4th 2014

Western Massachusetts voters passed an Anti-Corruption Resolution with 84% approval.
The vote represents Massachusetts Congressional District 2, which includes 24 communities across 5 counties.

 

Victory in Cambridge!

November 4th 2014

Represent.Us Boston lead a win in District 19 with 72% of the citizens’ vote.

 

Victory in Princeton, New Jersey!

July 14th 2014

The city council of Princeton, New Jersey passed the first municipal Anti-Corruption Resolution by unanimous vote.

Local activist Susan Colby, together with David Goodman, lead the Represent.Us Princeton chapter to victory.