SCOTUS Rules on State Campaign Contributions

In a two-paragraph opinion, the Supreme Court refused to revisit Citizens United and ruled 5-4 that Montana’s 100-year-old law limiting corporate campaign contributions was invalid, reversing the Montana Supreme Court.  Twenty-two other states had joined with Montana.

So efforts to restrict corporate spending in local and state elections have failed.

The case was American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock.

4 comments on “SCOTUS Rules on State Campaign Contributions

  1. Roni Jordan says:

    Another nail in the coffin of democracy.

  2. momshieb says:

    Disgusting. More proof that the entire system is corrupt.
    “If corporations are people, I want to see the birth certificate.”

    • It’s their Certificate of Incorporation!
      Things have worked well in Montana for 100 years (where you can, or could until today, run a successful campaign for state senate for about $18,000) and now this.

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