End Citizens United is a political committee formed in the United States of America. Its mission is to reverse a decision that was made by the United States Supreme Court in 2010. This decision exempted limits of spending for certain candidates. End Citizens United has its concentration in raising huge donation for campaigns and is focused who will support campaign finance reforms by donating money to the candidates and controlling their independent disbursements. The Committee was launched in 2015 and started executing its duties during the first election cycle in 2016.

It received over $25 million for supporting its work. The Committee has gone ahead to support some Democratic candidates in the United States. They include Hillary Clinton, Zephyr Teachout, Russ Feingold, Elizabeth Warren, and Jon Osoff. End Citizens United has gone further to support U.S senators like Maggie Hassan and Catherine Cortez Masto who were running for the senator’s seat in the 2016 elections. The two combined spent a sum of $4.4 million in their campaigns for office. The organization is working to get more donations 2018 election cycles whereby it is targeting a sum of $35 million. View the group’s profile on Politifact.com.

The mission that drove its founding was to support the election of more Democrats. The founders of this organization were fundraising specialists who were members of the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee who are currently managers of Mothership Strategies. The committee urged the citizens of the United States by mobilizing them to send donations of at least $5 to help in supporting Democrats in election campaigns. The citizens, in turn, gave their donations to End Citizens United committee and they were able to raise $11 million where most of the money came from online donations. The End Citizens United is highly supported by citizens and it is because of this support that it was impossible to pass the Democratic Party Agenda.

Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/04/how-to-reverse-citizens-united/471504/ 

 

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