End Citizens United was created with the idea in mind to fight the big money that seems to rule our political scene. They want to see a system that is not rigged by implementing elections campaign reforms for finance passed on state ballots.
They will try to fulfill this mission by the election of pro-reform candidates, and by bringing the issue of money on the political front to the forefront as a national priority. They also want to, show the power politics has on the issue of money in politics, and demonstrate this political power by having a grassroots membership.
The 2010 decision that the Supreme Court handed down in f Citizens United vs. F.E.C changed the outlook of the elections. This decision opened the door so that untraceable money could be spent in unlimited quantities by special interest groups, and billionaires. These are the people who are trying very hard to put the balance of the political power into their hands, which means that there is no accountability.
Now it is time to fight back. The formation of End Citizens United, a Political Action Committee, with their funding donated by a grassroots membership hopes to counter the effects, that are oft times disastrous, that the Citizens United group use. The plan is to reform the finance system used in political campaigns.
In 2016 the committee, which supports the Democrats, wants to funnel, to the Democratic candidates who are running competitively, tens of millions of dollars, in the Senate and House races throughout the country.
They amassed over $4 million in the first three months of the year and plan to raise at least $35 million before the 2018 elections for Congress. In its first election cycle in 2016 they raised $25 million so the $35 million they project for the 2018 election year would be a tremendous jump for them. They are striving to elect finance reform champions to Congress in the upcoming 2018 elections.
End Citizens United is limited to the amount that any one donor can give them as they are a traditional PAC. Even though they are restricted in the amount they can accept they went to the top of the Democratic-aligned groups rank during the 2016 elections.
With the knowledge that undisclosed campaign donations are way out of control, the End Citizens United group has said that they would do everything in their power to support those candidates that are champions for campaign finance reform.