Every election season Wisconsinites are subjected to unrelenting negative campaign communications masquerading as "issue advocacy." While clearly intended to influence our vote, the groups behind these "phony" issue ads avoid telling us exactly who is paying for them. We believe Wisconsin citizens have the right to know who is behind all of this spending. Learn More ›
Undisclosed, outside special interest money has been increasingly flowing into Wisconsin's elections for many years. This outside money drowns out the message of candidates and the voices of ordinary citizens, and needs to be addressed in order to return democracy to the citizens of Wisconsin.
The 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision Citizens United vs FEC is a disaster. At the very least, we must require the disclosure of this outside money while we work toward reversing this decision.