Amending the Constitution to overturn the Citizens United and other related Supreme Court decisions, as difficult as that is, will not be enough to save our representative democracy. Our election system is broken, and it has many problems that need to be fixed.
Click on the links below to learn more about some of the most important problems and potential solutions.
- Campaign Finance Reform
- Voter Suppression
- Choosing Candidates to Run
- Selecting the Winner
In January, 2019 House Bill H.R. 1, The For The People Act, was introduced which addresses several of the issues listed above and many others. An H.R.-1-Section-by-Section version of the bill is available as is the text of the complete bill. For this bill to pass much work needs to be done to gain bipartisan support in both houses of Congress and from the President.