Together, We Can Fix Our Democracy

The power of money in politics affects us all. Our new poll shows that this is a top-five

voting issue, and Americans know that it’s worse than ever before. When we band together,

we can be the driving force to reduce the influence of money over government.

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Join Us in our Fight to Restore Democracy

Reducing the Power of Money in Politics is Issue One

When our elected officials spend so much of their time talking to donors, they have less time for the real work of governing: Working together to forge compromises that move America forward.
Together, we can change this broken system.

Since 2015, our elected leaders have had to spend

hours fundraising, instead of doing their jobs.

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Our elected officials are trapped in a never-ending cycle of fundraising, spending as many as 20 hours a week “dialing for dollars.” We can get Congress back to working for the people by enacting common-sense changes that ensure everyone’s voice is heard.

We’re Leading a Bipartisan Movement

Made up of 150 former members of Congress and governors from both parties, our ReFormers Caucus is reaching across the aisle and advocating bipartisan solutions to fix our democracy.

Forging The Path To Solutions

Our Blueprints for Democracy project meets the challenge of fixing our democracy with concrete proof that it can be done. We’ve collected the best solutions from cities and states all over the country that we can enact right now to get government working for the people again.

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We Need You

Issue One is working to put citizens back in control of our democracy by reducing the power of money in American politics and policymaking. You can be a part of the victory.