Monthly Archives: January 2014

How much would the Clean Elections Amendment cost?

One of the first questions that must be answered about full federal funding of elections is, “How much would this cost?”  Common Cause, Inc., a citizen’s advocacy group, has looked into that question, and this is what they said: (http://www.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=4773849) … Continue reading

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Will YOU get on board?

YOU are the most important factor of all.  The Clean Elections Amendment doesn’t have a ghost of a chance of seeing the light of day unless YOU decide to get involved.  As I’ve already said in previous posts, no one … Continue reading

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What does the Clean Elections Amendment say?

There are two sections to the Clean Elections Amendment.  Section One deals with Campaign Financing, and Section Two with Redistricting.   Section One mandates that the financing for all federal elections comes exclusively from the federal treasury, and excludes all other … Continue reading

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How does a Constitutional Amendment get ratified?

Our Constitution was designed to be amended, because our Founders, in their wisdom and humility, knew issues would arise in the future that were not covered in the original document, and that changes would be needed.  However, they designed a … Continue reading

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Why is the Clean Elections Amendment needed?

The Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision in 2010 legalized unlimited campaign contributions and other election spending on the part of corporations, non-profit associations, and labor unions.  This decision means that it is now unconstitutional to “limit … Continue reading

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This is the proposed Clean Elections Amendment

AMENDMENT XXVII – The Clean Elections Amendment SECTION I – Campaign Financing A.      Financing for all campaigns for Federal office (House of Representatives, Senate, and President) shall be administered exclusively by the Federal Election Commission (FEC), from general tax revenue of … Continue reading

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