One great thing about the Granite State is that it empowers average citizens in town meetings to take a stand on major issues. Right here at home, you can fight the corruption of our political system by billionaire donors and the unlimited campaign donations of multi-national corporations.
Right now, you can help $topMoneyPolitic$. Sixteen states have voted for a constitutional amendment to roll back the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and stop unlimited campaign donations. Five of six New England states have acted. Only New Hampshire is missing.
Campaign reform is now on the ballot in more than 50 New Hampshire towns in the next couple of months. Your neighbors have called for a town vote to instruct NH legislators in Congress and state government to back the constitutional amendment. Click here to learn if petitions have been submitted in your town. Click here to find out where petitions are still circulating and you can help.
Go to your town meeting and vote. Prepare to talk in favor of action to $topMoneyPolitic$. Understand the process. For example, it is not legal to amend the petition resolutions once they are on the town meeting agenda. Click here to find good talking points.
Please open the attachment to find a model petition on campaign reform to help $topMoneyPolitic$ and to restore fairness, openness and genuine competition to our political elections.
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