Tag Archives: Center for Competitive Democracy

Center for Competitive Democracy Files Petition re – FEC $175,000+ “Repayment” Demand Against GP’s Jill Stein

A 07 Dec 2021 Media Release from the Center for Competitive Democracy (CDC) states:

“Nearly five years after the 2016 presidential election — the FEC notified Dr. (Jill) Stein that she and her campaign committee must repay $175,272 in primary matching funds received during that election. The Stein Campaign spent the funds on petition drives to obtain ballot access nationwide — activity that the FEC itself identifies as equivalent to a primary election — but the FEC nevertheless concluded that the expenditures were not qualified primary expenses.… Read more ...

Lawsuit Won, New Political Parties Can Be Formed In Maine

The Center For Competitive Democracy has won its lawsuit in Maine. Judge Lance E Walker, of the US District Court for Maine, in a 41-page Order (linked below) concludes:

The party-member signature requirement . . . is unconstitutional¬† . . . in violation of the associational and equal protection rights protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution.… Read more ...

Mark Cuban Tweets Justin Amash about Center for Competitive Democracy

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of the ABC show Shark Tank, tweeted 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Justin Amash yesterday about an organization Cuban funds called the Center for Competitive Democracy:

Check out competitivedemocracy.org it’s an organization I fund to help candidates get on ballots.

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CCD’s Hall: “Radical politics” must challenge two-party structure

nader2000In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, Oliver B. Hall of the Center for Competitive Democracy, which works to eliminate barriers to political participation and protect open and competitive elections, criticizes left-wing journalist and scholar Todd Gitlin over an op-ed he wrote for the Times last week on Sen.… Read more ...