End Citizens United is a Political Action Committee that was formed after the Supreme Court made a ruling, which allowed corporations to contribute massive amounts of money towards campaign endeavors of political parties. Such an occurrence was experienced in the just concluded elections that were carried out in the United States, where Donald Trump emerged as the winner of the presidential elections.
Allowing donations to be received from corporations led to the creation of super PAC’s that ensured unlimited amounts of money (regardless of the source) could be used during campaign process, resulting in the successful election of a particular leader into Congress. The move is disastrous as wealthy individuals are allowed to operate without regulations leading to impunity levels rising in a manner that cannot be controlled.
End Citizens United has adopted policies that are associated with the traditional PAC style of operations, since it limits the amounts of donations that can be collected from its members to a value that does not exceed $5000. However, as much as End Citizens United has limited the amount of money that can be donated by its members, it emerged as one of the top spending electoral finance groups for Democrats.
End Citizens United has an aggressive style of raising cash from members, to the extent that it has caught the attention of various political watchdogs that look into the campaign process regulation. The PAC has managed to expand rapidly by emphasizing on the need of grass root advocacy rather than simply collecting cash from the donors. Through this, End Citizens United managed to raise more than $4 million over a period of only three months.
Additionally, it has plans in place that will ensure it can come up with approximately $35 million just before the midterm Congressional elections are conducted. By managing to do so, the PAC will have raised an additional $10 million in comparison to the amount that it had collected from the members in 2016.
Tiffany Muller is leading End Citizens United towards achieving its objective, which is to ensure that many Democrats can get into Congress since the Republicans are considered to be the major obstacle that is standing between the PAC and its success. In this case, End Citizens United plans to overturn the ruling made by the Supreme court in 2010. People are continuously becoming interested in the PAC’s activities, and according to Tiffany Muller, about 40,000 new donors have made their contributions towards the PAC bringing the total number of members to 100,000.
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