Not many of the recent events have been as historic as the presidential election that was just concluded. There was a lot of controversy surrounding the entire process and the country was no doubt polarized. Perhaps that most shocking part was the manner in which the election was won. During the entire process, there were groups that had come out to support their preferred candidates. The End Citizens United PAC was one of the most active groups in this category. They started by looking for candidates who were in line with their agenda to support, and then started raising the funds that they needed to do the same. When the year was starting in 2015, the group had raised $3million and they were hoping that by the end of the year, they would have raised more than $30million.
They expanded their influence by looking for more candidates from the Democratic Party to support and by the end of2016; they were supporting 11 more candidates. They organized and contributed the money that was used in most of the campaign. By the end of the year, the group had expanded their influence to a membership of more than 300,000 followers. One of the issues that they have been having an issue within the American politics was the fact that there is an amendment that was made which allowed super PAC to be part of the elections process. The group feels that this has been allowing a lot of negative influence from wealthy individuals into the politics. They state that because of the amendment, groups such as the Koch Brothers and their unclean money are finding their way into the politics.
After the conclusion of the elections, they have decided that the next frontier for the will be looking for a way in which this amendment can be turned around. Their proposal is to get the signatures that are needed to get a hearing from the Supreme Court. They have been working hard at getting these signatures. They joined hands with the ‘Ready for Hillary’ group which is estimated to have more than 4 million followers. This is in the hope that the group will help boost their signatures and help them get their day in the Supreme Court.
The management of the group said that they were also looking for ways to separate the financial operations of the group from the rest of the functions. He stated he understood how ambitious it was to push for a change in the constitution, something that hadn’t happened in the country since 1992, but he knew that if anyone could make this happen it was this Pac. They are still hopeful that they will have success in their quest.