Money wins Elections
Keep scrolling. See how money distorts your government, and what you can do about it.
There were 435 House elections in the 2012 cycle.
The candidates that outspent their opponents won 95% of them.
Michelle Bachmann outspent Jim Graves and won
A tiny group of powerful funders give our politicians the money they need to win elections.
Less than 1% of Americans,
contribute 68% of all election funding
These big funders use their influence to lobby for policies and laws that benefit themselves.
Should there be stricter laws regulating gun-ownership?
Should there be stricter guidelines for food marketed to children in schools?
Should the Keystone XL Pipeline transporting oil from Alberta to Texas be approved?
Should the CISPA Cybersecurity Bill be passed?
Real change can’t happen when elections can be bought.
It’s a rigged game.
But we can fix it.
The American Anti-corruption Act gives $100 to each voter every election cycle, to invest in politicians they believe in.
Together, this gives ordinary citizens up to $7,500,000,000 in citizen directed campaign funding.
The American Anti-corruption Act gives ordinary citizens the influence we deserve.