End Citizens United (ECU) is a non-profit organization that has formed a national alliance to reform campaign finance. Considered as a conservative group, they have taken their voice to the voters to assist them in accomplishing their mission.
The mission is clear as End Citizens United has defined; end the corrupt nature of campaign finance and allow for more transparency. They have petitioned their growing supporters to reassert themselves within the political finance process and to eliminate what they describe as a rigged system on Facebook.
Established in 2015, End Citizens United became widely-recognized for their intent to make its group the defined representative for the majority of Americans for reform. To date, the group has been successful in obtaining monetary support in excess of $2 million accomplished by only small donations. Proving that the group has a committed following of petitioners that will be more than enough to meet their goal and fulfill their mission.
When End Citizens United initiated they received an astounding number of supporters by petition that amounted to over 325,000 U.S. citizens.
The mission of the group was initially established from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision to greatly loosen the laws governing campaign finance on endcitizensunited.org. Upon their discovery of the facts pertaining to the decision, End Citizens United formed a petition to demand Congress to overturn the decision. However, the grass roots efforts have taken on a much higher capacity for campaign finance reform once the public became more aware of their dutiful efforts.
Because of their widely-publicized efforts, End Citizens United has been able to reach more people who see their mission as, not only essential in campaign finance reform on msnbc.com, but holding politicians accountable for their actions. End Citizens United has opened the eyes of the public for discerning the movements of political money and the system. Their actions will be domineering in shifting the political power of corporations and wealthy contributors of U.S. elections.
The presence of End Citizens United has made a considerable difference by intensifying their pressure on politicians including those nominated in the 2017 administration. The group is determined with assuring U.S. citizens that future elected officials and cabinet nominees are inclusive of politicians who support campaign finance reform.
With the group’s expected continued supporters and public awareness, it is clear that End Citizens United’s team of highly-qualified individuals will succeed in transforming the campaign finance laws governing U.S. elections. The team is made up of individuals who have proven records of success in their grass root efforts.
End Citizens United has made a defiant gain towards achieving their mission. It is estimated they will reach over 4 million supporters this year; with a goal of achieving $30 million in pledged donations.