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Wednesday, June 8, has been a key day for the effort to convince President Obama to issue an Executive Order (EO) to require federal contractors to disclose political spending.
The White House is launching its own campaign to increase civic engagement and we think it needs to include this EO. This White House push is likely to launch in early July, so now is the time for us to get them to commit to including the EO. Urge the president to stop talking and take action.

(Sorry this is late getting to you!  You can still call this week – the line was busy much of the time today anyway. You can, of course, go ahead with social media right away.)

Call the White House and tell President Obama “Get dark money out of politics. Issue the executive order today!” Here is the phone number and a sample script:

White House number:
888-848-4824

 Hello, my name is _____ and I’m calling from _______. Huge corporations cannot continue to buy elections and policies with their money. Our democracy belongs to all of us, not the highest bidders. President Obama, it’s time to take action to sign and issue an executive order that requires companies doing business with the federal government to disclose their political spending.

AND/OR Use Social Media:

Sample Tweets or FB:

If you agree @POTUS should make sure there is #NoSecretMoney in elections, call him today at 1-888-848-4824 [Copy the image location on graphic above and paste into Twitter or FB]

Do you want #NoSecretMoney in our elections? Call @POTUS today and tell him: 1-888-848-4824 [Copy the image location on graphic above and paste into Twitter or FB]

RIGHT NOW, call @POTUS + tell him to quit standing on the sidelines as #BigMoney captures control of our elections. [Copy the image location on graphic above and paste into Twitter or FB]
Add your voice! Call 1-888-848-4824 and urge @POTUS to issue a #NoSecretMoney executive order without delay.

Thank you to  Jonah Minkoff-Zern,Campaign Co-Director, Democracy Is For People

Public Citizen, for the image and messaging.
Liz Wally, Executive Director
liz@cleanelectionstx.org   214.821.2237

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CETex Annual Meeting – June 25, 2016

We hope to see you at our Annual Meeting in Dallas on Saturday, June 25th, 2016, from 1:30pm to 3:00 pm.  The location will be announced in a following email.

We have had an incredibly busy year and for the first time since we were founded, our issues are in the headlines.  There is much to talk over and I hope you will join us to talk about all that has happened and our future plans. I will be sending more information in a couple of days, but wanted to be sure you have this official notice of the meeting.

Join or support us as we move from this event to preparing for our next legislative session – you know that means we need all the help we can get!
 

 

Liz Wally, Executive Director
liz@cleanelectionstx.org   214.821.2237