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Will Fair Elections Return to Hawaii?…Civil Beat, Ben Cohen.

Our representative democracy has been on a crash course for corruption ever since the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Citizens United v. FEC back in 2010.

That decision contributed to an explosion in political spending at the national level that’s never been seen before, reaching an estimated $7 BILLION in 2012 elections.

It has come to a point where the only people represented in Washington are those who can pay a high-priced lobbyist and bankroll election campaigns.

With the recent Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC that will eliminate the aggregate limit on campaign contributions, the situation is about to get even worse.

But ‘We the People’ are fighting back.

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