End Citizen United was established in 2015 with the aim of shaping the politics of the United States. For several years, there has been a tendency of rich people trying to shape the elections of the country. The influence is based on individual gains at the expense of the citizens. End Citizens United is committed to giving the citizens what they deserve without being influenced.
The mission of the organization
Politics belongs to the public. It is important if the people on the grassroots have a say on the political status of a country. First, the organization is focusing on electing candidates that can push for reforms. Secondly, according to the endcitizensunited.org, money, and politics are the biggest issues that have to be dealt with if positive results are expected. Laws that are passed in the senate and the congress should be based on the required reforms. With the intention of reducing the rate of corruption in the country, the organization is currently making progress in bringing power to the grassroots.
Raising $4 million with a $35 million projection
The organization had a target of raising $35 million for the next Congressional election set to be held in 2018. The funds are raised from grassroots. Citizens raise these funds depending on their capabilities and interests. In the first three months of the congress elections, the group raised had already raised up to $4 million for their operations. From this figure, about 100000 people contributed for this course. About 40% of these people made their contribution for the first time. With their support, End Citizen United is dedicated to helping the leaders who champion for reforms to be elected to the congress. Most of these leaders are not in a position to fund their campaigns, yet they have very good ideas that can help the country. Such are the leaders that receive help from the organization.
The target of the organization
Leaders with good ideas that can help the country are always targeted by the corporate world and influential people. The organization is dedicated to supporting these leaders to ensure better performance at the congress. Currently, the organization is targeting support from the Democrats who could be working against it. End Citizen United does not only support candidates from specific political parties, but it also focuses on independent ones who believe on the same course. The power is given to the common citizens. The funding is majorly received from the grassroots and for this reason, the organization demands for transparency from the elected leaders. The financial expenditure is made public for the stakeholders to see. With this dedication, the organization is currently making huge political shaping in the United States.