End Citizens United is PAC formed back in 2015. It was created to combat the decision reached in the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission case. The controversial decision that barely passed 5-4, set the precedent that freedom of speech qualified for corporations. Now election reform is in trouble, as Big Money can support candidates with no limitations levied at all. This has many wondering if votes even matter anymore. End Citizens United is focused on repealing the decision by playing a little political chess game. It support candidates who are pro election reform. Candidates like Elissa Slotkin, Brenden Kelly, and Andy Kim.
These are three of the candidates they End Citizens United recently endorsed in their preparation for the 2018 midterm elections. ECU also fights candidates who accept Big Money support. Most recently they filed a complaint against Rick Scott, alleging that the politician was using a super PAC to finance his campaign and pay off debts. End Citizens United’s goal is to stack the deck with like-minded candidates who will focus on passing legislation that ends the Citizens United precedent. It is a hefty goal, and it will take a lot of complete, but it is possible.
— End Citizens United (@StopBigMoney) July 12, 2018
In order to reverse the decision the first amendment has to be amended, the definition changed to include only the individual. If this occurs corporations will once again have limitations placed upon them and elections will be a little more balanced. At present there is too much fear that corporations will use support to nab policies or laws. Financing a politician so they will swing some legislation their way. Politicians like Scott. The road to victory is not an easy one, many candidates who are against campaign reform still hold key seats. But with many abdicating the time is ripe for upheaval.