The landscape of campaign finance has changed dramatically in the past decade.
U.S. House members and state representatives are elected by district.
The right to vote is a fundamental human right. Free and fair elections are essential to democracy.
Democracies require openness and honesty in government. This means government policymaking and institutions function in public view.
Political advocacy is a cornerstone of democracy. This includes the ability to lobby public officials.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to increase the accountability of government officials, promote access, and encourage civic engagement.