Revolutionize election information online to get money out of politics

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TL;DR – To most effectively fight money in politics we need to create a website that lets voters learn about and interact with allof their candidates on one convenient page. is building the comprehensive US candidate database needed to make this website, but their work is under-appreciated and they need your support.

If you don’t believe there is a problem with money in politics today, memorize this statistic: Between 2000-2010, the candidate that spent the most money on their Congressional campaign won 92% of the time.

There are several (but not many) organizations fighting the influence of money in politics today (e.g. Wolf-PAC,, RootStrikers). Most of these organizations are focused entirely on campaign finance reforms or Constitutional amendments that would restrict the amount of money candidates receive, and require more disclosure as to the sources of donations. While these methods may help address…

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