Hold Chevron Accountable

Sign the Petition to Tell Chevron to Stop Meddling in Our Elections

At the peak of the 2012 elections, Chevron dumped $2.5 million into a super PAC devoted solely to running negative ads against Democrats seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Chevron's super PAC spending, enabled by the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United ruling, will further entrench politicians who deny the existence of climate change and refuse to cut corporate welfare. Such political positions create the conditions for Chevron’s record profits, even as they destroy the conditions for life on Earth.

Chevron must be held accountable.

Demand that Chevron keep its corporate profits out of the people’s politics.

Sign the Petition to Chevron:

 

We, the undersigned, call on Chevron Corporation to refrain from using its vast wealth to distort our democracy.

Chevron’s political spending is a clear attempt at distorting the legislative process so Chevron and other corporate polluters can recklessly pursue profit, regardless of the consequences to people and the planet.

Our government’s policies should be influenced primarily by human needs, not corporate greed. Chevron’s corporate money seeks only to corrupt, and therefore has no place within, our political discourse.

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Public Citizen has filed a complaint calling on the Federal Election Commission to hold Chevron accountable for making, and Congressional Leadership Fund from receiving, an apparently illegal contribution. Read Public Citizen’s FEC complaint and related report on super PAC spending.

Chevron’s $2.5 million donation appears to be illegal, despite the Supreme Court’s abominable Citizens United ruling, because Chevron is a federal contractor. Chevron has received government contracts worth hundreds of millions since 2000. Laws to prevent corruption in the federal contracting process prohibit contractors like Chevron from directly or indirectly supporting candidates for elected office.

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27394 Tue Feb 11 12:06:10 EST 2014 bob
27393 Sat Feb 01 02:27:26 EST 2014 Charles Utt
27392 Fri Dec 27 13:48:38 EST 2013 Anonymous
27391 Thu Sep 19 21:07:49 EDT 2013 Lucia Ferreira
27390 Wed Sep 18 21:56:17 EDT 2013 Elizabeth Rassweiler Allowing unlimited contributions by corporations from their treasury without even informing shareholders is inviting extreme CORRUPTION. Corporations are not, in fact, people. Protect our democracy from More....
27389 Sun Sep 15 18:02:44 EDT 2013 Michele Cagnetta
27388 Sun Sep 15 15:10:53 EDT 2013 Anonymous
27387 Sun Sep 15 12:13:39 EDT 2013 Lee Hutchings
27386 Sat Sep 14 16:17:40 EDT 2013 Terry Gruzebeck
27385 Fri Sep 13 21:27:21 EDT 2013 JOHN C. RUSSO
27384 Fri Sep 13 16:09:14 EDT 2013 Lynne Banta
27383 Fri Sep 13 14:54:08 EDT 2013 rudy stefenel
27382 Wed Sep 11 11:05:39 EDT 2013 margaret gould
27381 Sat Aug 31 16:18:59 EDT 2013 Lynne Banta
27380 Fri Aug 30 15:26:05 EDT 2013 Robyn Jones
27379 Thu Aug 29 20:57:13 EDT 2013 Anonymous People pay various taxes which help fund elections, the roads we travel on to go to elections,the people administering the elections, etc, and we need more nonelitest, strongly adversarial to the rightwingers, More....
27378 Sat Aug 24 12:50:02 EDT 2013 Bruce Hlodnicki
27377 Fri Aug 23 22:05:29 EDT 2013 Sharon Gucker
27376 Wed Aug 21 15:47:07 EDT 2013 Lynne Banta
27375 Wed Aug 21 04:03:59 EDT 2013 Robert H. Pope
27374 Wed Aug 21 03:59:18 EDT 2013 Robert H. Pope
27373 Tue Aug 20 15:52:54 EDT 2013 Ruth Lake
27372 Mon Aug 19 02:21:11 EDT 2013 Jennifer Calvo
27371 Sun Aug 18 13:39:30 EDT 2013 James DeGroot The right is trying to steal our democracy and bring us back to the days of the robber barons. They use every issue to divide and conquer the electorate.
27370 Mon Aug 12 00:27:41 EDT 2013 Marc Woersching
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