Often times, I have talked about the need for campaign finance reform to prohibit special interests’ influence over our elected officials. Until that reform happens, we have spent some of our resources to help get the message out for some highly ethical and intelligent candidates who will put the public’s interests ahead of special interests. We do this regardless of ideology. Unfortunately, the vast majority of money in politics comes from special interests that have specific legislative favors in mind. We do not.
Our support this election season has been focused on “leveling the playing field” for a couple of these exceptional candidates – Ben Allen and Marshall Tuck. We came across this article which does a great job of explaining the need to level the playing field — please take a quick look: