Monthly Archives: January 2020

Pacific Legal Foundation Blatantly Misrepresents Seattle’s New Campaign Finance Law

The Pacific Legal Foundation recently posted a criticism of bold new Seattle law, part of a larger package known as the Clean Campaigns Act, that bans political spending by foreign-influenced corporations. Unfortunately, the Pacific Legal Foundation has blatantly misrepresented the … More »

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Supreme Court Specialist Jeffrey Fisher to Lead the Supreme Court Brief on the Case that Could End Super PACs

Jeffrey Fisher, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School, has joined the legal team for Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. Professor Fisher will lead the … More »

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Election Security Experts Highlight Major Flaws In Los Angeles County Voting System

Free Speech For People and the National Election Defense Coalition recently submitted public comments to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, regarding the proposed certification of Los Angeles county’s Voting Solutions for All People 2.0 (VSAP) election system.   The joint … More »

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FSFP President Says a Sham Trial is a Threat to our Republic

Free Speech For People president and co-founder John Bonifaz talked with KPFA (94.1) yesterday regarding the ongoing U.S. Senate impeachment hearings.  Following party-line votes to prevent calls for witnesses Wednesday, Bonifaz expressed concern that the trial process itself is being … More »

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FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub Makes the Case In Support of Seattle’s New Landmark Campaign Finance Law

FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub argues in a New York Times opinion piece why Seattle’s new law banning foreign-influenced corporations from spending money in Seattle elections is constitutional and correct.  Commissioner Weintraub writes:   “Seattle, along with other cities and states, doesn’t … More »

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Following Amazon $1.5 Million Campaign to Try to Remake the Seattle City Council, Lawmakers Ban Foreign-Influenced Corporations from Spending in City Elections

The Seattle City Council voted 7-0 to pass landmark bill on Monday, effectively banning foreign corporate spending in city elections. SEATTLE, WA (January 13, 2020) – The Seattle City Council voted today to pass a landmark campaign finance law that … More »

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