RAPPAHANNOCK, VA--Today, End Citizens United PAC endorsed Leslie Cockburn, Democratic nominee for 5th Congressional District. The endorsement is an acknowledgement of Leslie’s commitment to grassroots fundraising, passing meaningful campaign finance reform, and overturning Citizens United. End Citizens United is dedicated to getting Big Money out of politics and fixing the rigged system in Washington so it works for all Americans. The group has more than three million members and is entirely grassroots-funded with an average donation of just $14.
“Voters across the country are fed up with politicians who prioritize mega-donors and special interests over their constituents,” said Tiffany Muller, President of End Citizens United. “Leslie Cockburn is committed to fighting the corrosive influence of Big Money in politics and fixing our broken campaign finance system. We’re proud to endorse Leslie and we look forward to helping her win in November.”
"I am honored to receive End Citizens United PAC’s endorsement. They are a critical leader in the fight for transparency and accountability in our elections. End Citizens United has worked tirelessly to build a grassroots network of Americans who are taking a stand against the billionaires and special interest groups who tip the balance of power in their favor by buying politicians,” said Leslie Cockburn.She continued, "I've built an ambitious policy agenda by listening to my neighbors throughout Virginia's 5th district, and will achieve it without taking a single penny from corporate PACs. I look forward to working with End Citizens United to champion meaningful campaign finance reform.”