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In favor of Question A: Fund will amplify the voices of small donors

In favor of Question A: Fund will amplify the voices of small donors

"We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union..."

The preamble to our Constitution starts with these simple and critical words. In recent years, the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. FEC decision and the explosion of super PACs' funding elections across the U.S. have undermined our election system.

Poll after poll shows that Americans understand: their voices are being drowned out by those who can afford to spend huge sums to broadcast their preferred message, and they are losing faith in elections and their government.

So what can "We the People" do?

Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill's simple words, "all...

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