The landscape of campaign finance has changed dramatically in the past decade. The landmark Citizens United v.
State legislators and U.S. House members are elected by district. The composition and shape of those districts are updated each decade after the census.
Democracies require openness and honesty in government. Today, government institutions mostly function in public view.
Political advocacy is a cornerstone of democracy. This includes the ability to lobby public officials.
Today nearly 63 million Americans volunteer.
These principles reinforce and sustain government integrity and civic engagement: