BREAKING NEWS: JULY 1st, 2016 - The Overturn Citizens United Act becomes PROPOSITION 59!
Californians will have an Article V Voter Instruction on the ballot for the first time since 1892.
“Shall California’s elected officials use all of their constitutional authority, including, but not limited to ratifying an amendment or amendments to the United States Constitution to overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and other applicable judicial precedents, to allow the full regulation or limitation of campaign contributions and spending, to ensure that all citizens, regardless of wealth, may express their views to one another, and to make clear that corporations should not have the same rights as human beings?”
Help spread the word with our 2016 Ballot Measure Materials
Read the Press Release
We'd love to speak to your group and explain how important this ballot initiative is. Please let us know if we can come speak at one of your meetings.
Thousands of Californians have made their voices heard in this campaign. Can you add yours?
Next MOVI Meeting
July 9th at 1pm
The Peace Center 3916 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
Please note that this is the 2nd Saturday of the month and not the 3rd, and that the meeting will begin at 1pm instead of noon.
See how your Senate Member voted on SB 254:
|Allen, Ben||YES||Anderson, Joel||NO|
|Bates, Patricia C.||YES||Beall, Jim||YES|
|Berryhill, Tom||-||Block, Marty||YES|
|Cannella, Anthony||NO||De León, Kevin||YES|
|Fuller, Jean||NO||Gaines, Ted||NO|
|Galgiani, Cathleen||YES||Glazer, Steven M.||YES|
|Hall, Isadore||YES||Hancock, Loni||YES|
|Hernandez, Ed||YES||Hertzberg, Robert M.||YES|
|Hill, Jerry||YES||Hueso, Ben||YES|
|Huff, Bob||NO||Jackson, Hannah-Beth||YES|
|Lara, Ricardo||YES||Leno, Mark||YES|
|Leyva, Connie M.||YES||Liu, Carol||YES|
|McGuire, Mike||YES||Mendoza, Tony||YES|
|Mitchell, Holly J.||YES||Monning, Bill||YES|
|Moorlach, John MW||NO||Morrell, Mike||NO|
|Nguyen, Janet||NO||Nielsen, Jim||NO|
|Pan, Richard||YES||Pavley, Fran||YES|
|Roth, Richard D.||YES||Runner, Sharon||-|
|Stone, Jeff||NO||Vidak, Andy||NO|
|Wieckowski, Bob||YES||Wolk, Lois||YES|
See how your Assembly Member voted:
|Achadjian, Katcho||NO||Harper, Matthew||NO|
|Alejo, Luis A.||YES||Hernández, Roger||YES|
|Allen, Travis||NO||Holden, Chris R.||YES|
|Arambula, Juaquim||YES||Irwin, Jacqui||YES|
|Atkins, Toni G.||YES||Jones, Brian W.||NO|
|Baker, Catharine B.||NO||Jones-Sawyer, Sr., Reginald B.||-|
|Bigelow, Frank||NO||Kim, Young O.||NO|
|Bloom, Richard||YES||Lackey, Tom||NO|
|Bonilla, Susan A.||YES||Levine, Marc||YES|
|Bonta, Rob||YES||Linder, Eric||NO|
|Brough, William P.||NO||López, Patty||YES|
|Brown, Cheryl R.||YES||Low, Evan||YES|
|Burke, Autumn R.||-||Maienschein, Brian||NO|
|Calderon, Ian C.||YES||Mathis, Devon J.||NO|
|Campos, Nora||YES||Mayes, Chad||NO|
|Chang, Ling Ling||NO||McCarty, Kevin||YES|
|Chau, Ed||YES||Medina, Jose||YES|
|Chávez, Rocky J.||NO||Melendez, Melissa A.||NO|
|Chiu, David||YES||Mullin, Kevin||YES|
|Chu, Kansen||YES||Nazarian, Adrin||YES|
|Cooley, Ken||YES||Obernolte, Jay||NO|
|Cooper, Jim||YES||O'Donnell, Patrick||YES|
|Dababneh, Matthew||YES||Olsen, Kristin||NO|
|Dahle, Brian||NO||Patterson, Jim||NO|
|Daly, Tom||YES||Quirk, Bill||YES|
|Dodd, Bill||YES||Rendon, Anthony (Speaker)||YES|
|Eggman, Susan Talamantes||YES||Ridley-Thomas, Sebastian||YES|
|Frazier, Jim||YES||Rodriguez, Freddie||YES|
|Gaines, Beth B.||NO||Salas, Jr., Rudy||YES|
|Gallagher, James||NO||Santiago, Miguel||NO|
|Garcia, Cristina||YES||Steinorth, Marc||NO|
|Garcia, Eduardo||YES||Stone, Mark||YES|
|Gatto, Mike||YES||Thurmond, Tony||YES|
|Gipson, Mike A.||YES||Ting, Philip Y.||YES|
|Gomez, Jimmy||YES||Wagner, Donald P.||NO|
|Gonzalez, Lorena S.||YES||Waldron, Marie||NO|
|Gordon, Richard S.||YES||Weber, Shirley N.||YES|
|Gray, Adam C.||YES||Wilk, Scott||YES|
|Grove, Shannon L.||YES||Williams, Das||YES|
|Hadley, David||-||Wood, Jim||YES|
WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE SB1272 COMMITTEE HEARING APRIL 22, 2014 WHERE WE TESTIFIED
We're happy to share that The Most Influential Man in America Video won one of the weekly Democracy For All prizes and the overall funniest video at the #Democracy4All Video Challenge award ceremony.
Let's Go To The Movies!
Our partner film Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, which many of you had the opportunity to see at the 28th Amendment National Roadshow, is now available for purchase.
Please contact us at Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, to schedule a screening or event. The film features Robert Reich, Lawrence Lessig, John Nichols, Van Jones and many more.
Once you've seen the film, please also help get more people to see it by spreading the word (also think about rating or writing a review for it on your favorite movie sites when you see it there).
The film is an important tool for raising awareness about why we need to Overturn Citizens United!
Check out why Money in Politics affects every issue you care about with the
Money In Politics A To Z Guide from the Pay 2 Play team.