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Ron Curtis on Government Reform

 

 


Take back our elections from lobbyists & special interests

We need to take back control of our elections from lobbyists, special interests, and foreign entities.˙Our government is meant to be "of the people, by the people, for the people"--not of the few, by the few, for the few, for the special interests, for the lobbyists. Our election process has become more about fund raising than about the issues. The lobbyist and special interest impacts in our elections have grown beyond the point where they can't be properly vetted.
Source: 2018 Hawaii Senate campaign website RonCurtis808.com , Aug 8, 2018

Regulate campaign contributions from corporations and unions

Q: Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?

A: Yes. As much as we can, we need to take money out of government politics. We need to take back control of our elections from lobbyists, special interests, and foreign entities. Our government is supposed to be "of the people, by the people, for the people"--not of the few, by the few, for the few, for the special interests, for the lobbyists. We also we need to repeal the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). There is "no" reason for foreign entities to have "any" influence over our elections. We have ambassadors and embassies for interfacing with foreign entities.

Source: Vote Smart 2018 Hawaii Political Courage Test , Jan 1, 2018

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