I join the overwhelming majority of Americans to demand an amendment to the United States Constitution to end the domination of big money in politics and give voice to all Americans.
I will stand with all Americans, without regard to party or other differences, and urge all candidates and elected officials to do the same, in order to pass and ratify such a constitutional amendment as soon as possible.
This report from Maine’s chapter of American Promise seeks to shine a light into some of the $200 million that poured into the avalanche of misleading, toxic and divisive campaign advertising in the state’s 2020 senatorial election.
“But It Will Happen”: A Constitutional Amendment to Secure Political Equality in Election Spending and Representation
This Article examines a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize contribution and spending limits in federal and state elections in order to secure the political equality of Americans and combat systemic corruption.
A Constitutional Amendment to Revive Self-Government in America
Read the working paper submitted to the American Bar Association Task Force for American Democracy, recommending a constitutional amendment to address the fundamental structural factors that have been deeply undermining Americans’ confidence and participation in self-government.
A Constitutional Amendment to Revive the Sovereignty of the American People
American Promise Executive Director and General Counsel Brian Boyle says the current intersectional systemic crises — economic, political, and social — present another opportunity in U.S. history for foundational lawmaking. Brian shares why now is the time for Americans to claim their sovereign rights and advocate for an amendment to the Constitution that will reorient our government’s processes so that “We the People” are central.
Issue Brief for the Massachusetts Citizens Commission
This Brief was submitted by American Promise as a resource for members of the Citizens Commission in their work to advance a constitutional amendment that would limit the influence of money in elections.