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Where Do Your Candidates Stand On Democracy?

We’re asking this year's candidates in your state and congressional district to go on the record about common sense democracy solutions.

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About Our Democracy 2018

They’re running to represent you and me -- so we deserve to know whether they’ll fight for a democracy that works for everyone. Our survey asks candidates for office whether they’ll support proven solutions to put We The People in charge.

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About the Project

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In Your State

We've sent the Our Democracy 2018 survey to candidates in all 50 states and 435 districts -- as well as state-level surveys to the highlighted states below:

U.S. Senate, Nevada

Jacky Rosen has gone on the record -- and it's time for Dean Heller to do the same. Contact him now.


U.S. Senate, Nevada

Jacky Rosen has gone on the record -- and it's time for Dean Heller to do the same. Contact him now.


If elected I will endorse, prioritize and work aggressively to...
Jacky Rosen (D)
Incumbent
Dean Heller (R)
Spending Disclosure Strengthen disclosure requirements for campaign-related spending by outside groups and corporations so that voters and shareholders can follow-the-money?

Yes

No response

Require Online Ad Transparency Strengthen disclosure rules for all online political advertisements, similar to television, radio, and printed political ads?

Yes

No response

Stop Foreign Election Spending Strengthen laws on foreign spending in American elections to address new loopholes post-Citizens United?

Yes

No response

Pass Citizen-Funded Elections Establish a voluntary campaign finance system that amplifies small donations to federal candidates with matching funds, provided that participating candidates agree to lower contribution limits?

Yes

No response

Overturn Citizens United Pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision and other court cases that have empowered the wealthy and corporate entities to unduly influence American elections?

Yes

No response

Enact Automatic Voter Registration Make the voter registration process convenient, fair, and secure for all eligible Americans – including automatic voter registration?

Yes

No response

Restore The Voting Rights Act Restore the Voting Rights Act to prevent states and localities from passing discriminatory voting laws?

Yes

No response

Allow Election Day Registration Allow voters to register to vote on Election Day at their polling place?

Yes

No response

Protect Our Elections From Cyber-Attacks Safeguard elections from cyberattack by requiring paper ballots for all votes cast and risk limiting post-election audits?

Yes

No response

Protect Robert Mueller's Investigation Protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and future special counsels from being fired without cause?

Yes

No response

Stop Presidential Conflicts of Interest Require the President and Vice President to be subject to federal conflict-of-interest laws?

Yes

No response

Require Presidential Candidates' Tax Returns Require presidential candidates to publicly release their full tax returns for the three most recent taxable years?

Yes

No response

Create Code of Ethics for Supreme Court Require Supreme Court justices to be bound by a judicial code of ethics, as all other federal judges are?

Yes

No response

Strengthen Congressional Ethics Oversight Maintain, strengthen, and expand the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) to provide more accountability for the ethics process that would otherwise be left entirely to Members themselves?

Yes

No response

End Gerrymandering Create independent redistricting commissions to allow voters to choose their elected officials instead of politicians selecting their voters?

Yes

No response

Fully Fund 2020 Census Support 2020 Census funding sufficient to ensure a fair and accurate count for all communities, including in historically undercounted communities?

Yes

No response

No Citizenship Question on Census Prohibit the inclusion of questions on citizenship and legal/immigration status on the 2020 Census to ensure that all persons are counted, as required by the U.S. Constitution?

Yes

No response

Restore Net Neutrality Restore the FCC's 2015 net neutrality rules, which preserved and protected the open internet?

Yes

No response

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