Democracy

Result | Democracy

New Voters Project: Results 2004-2010

Since launching the New Voters Project in late 2003, our efforts have paid off. Read more about our accomplishments from the 2004 - 2010 elections. 

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Democracy for the People

The Student PIRGs are pushing back against big money in our elections and working to institute a system of small donor incentive programs, to amplify the voices of the American people over corporations, Super PACs and the super wealthy.
 

 

 

News Release | Student PIRGs | Democracy

TODAY SUPREME COURT RULED FOR ANOTHER FLOOD OF BIG MONEY

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in McCutcheon v. FEC to strike down overall, or aggregate, contribution limits to candidates and political committees. U.S. PIRG research found that this ruling could bring $1 billion in additional campaign contributions from fewer than 2,800 elite donors through the 2020 election cycle.

Report | U.S. PIRG, Demos | Democracy

McCutcheon Money

McCutcheon v. FEC Could Significantly Increase the Giving of a Small Handful of Donors

Media Hit | Democracy

INPIRG mock wedding protests Citizens United

After months of planning and preparation for the big day, McDonald’s and Monsanto were married yesterday during a small ceremony in the Indiana Memorial Union. 

Media Hit | Democracy

WashPIRG marks anniversary of Citizens United decision

Members of WashPIRG’s UW chapter stamped the cash of UW students Tuesday afternoon in acknowledgment of the fourth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

Stamp Money Out of Politics

By | Student PIRGs

On the fourth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Citizens United ruling, we're rallying across the country to support meaningful reforms to reclaim our democracy and get big money out of politics.

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News Release | US PIRG | Democracy

On Argument of McCutcheon v. FEC, Democracy Group Calls for Constitutional Amendment

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC, eight pro-democracy groups are speaking out on the urgent need for amending the Constitution to protect the integrity of our democracy. 

Increasing voter turnout on November 6

Colorado Public Interest Research Group’s New Voters Project has been running a campaign all semester to raise awareness about voting among students. This month the Auraria branch of CoPIRG hosted debate parties on campus so students could come to watch the presidential and vice presidential debates.

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