The Trump presidency and the post-Citizens United political landscape have laid bare the need for sweeping campaign finance reforms. Public Citizen champions a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and works to enact crucial reforms to end the massive influx of corporate and special interest money corrupting our democracy.
What you can do
We’re working locally and nationally to build momentum to overturn Citizens United and empower small donors through public financing systems that give everyday people a voice.
Mobilizing states to back a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
In the nine years since Citizens United, 19 states have passed resolutions supporting a constitutional amendment to overturn it--half the total we need to win approval.
Working to enact a small donor public financing system for New York state's elections.
A small-donor matching system gives everyday people the means to run for office and represent their communities.