Lessig's Anti-SuperPAC SuperPAC Raises First $1 Million In Just 12 Days

from the off-to-a-great-start dept

We're a little late on this (past few days have been quite busy...) but Larry Lessig's SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs has hit its first target way early. As you hopefully remember, the goal was to reach $1 million in 30 days, which would then be matched by an (as yet) unknown donor, followed by a second campaign to raise $5 million in June -- again matched by a donor. The plan then would be to use the $12 million to work on a few specific Congressional races to prove that it can have an impact, and then kick off in 2015 with a much bigger campaign to have an even larger impact. There's still a long way to go, but this seems like a great start:
Hopefully Lessig and the organization he's putting together will release some more data as well. $85 average is good to see, though I'd love to see more information on the breakdown of donations, including some sense of the distribution and median donations as well.

Filed Under: larry lessig, mayday citizens superpac, mayone, superpacs


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    ECA (profile), 15 May 2014 @ 11:19pm

    Are we..

    ARE WE REALLY, paying someone to help BUY BACK our government?

    Cant we just FIRE THEM??(this isnt easy)
    How about SCARE them? (they doubled and tripled ammo and gun prices)
    COULD we post all the bills they have voted on and SHOW who paid for the VOTE??(kinda easy)
    HOW about Black mail??

    Its funny that long in the past, someone went to the Banker at the Congress, where these people pull money out to PAY for stuff, and Got the listing of how much they had been GIVIN, over their PAY.

    Is it that HARd to TRACK how much money they get paid, and compare it to how much they have SPENT? and how much is is ALL their accounts?

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