Resolution - Fair Elections Now Act
Whereas, the Fair Elections Now Act (s.752 and H.R. 1826)
introduced in order to allow federal candidates to choose to
office without relying on large contributions, big money
donations from lobbyists, and would be feed from the
fund raising in order to focus on what people in their
Whereas, candidates would raise a large number of small
from their communities in order to qualify for Fair
where contributions are limited to $100.00; and
Whereas, in order to qualify, a candidate for the U.S. House
Representatives would have to collect $1,500 contributions
in their state and raise a total of $50,000; and
Whereas, since states vary widely in population, a U.S.
would have to raise a set amount of small contributions
amounting to a
total of 10% of the primary Fair Elections funding; and the
qualifying contributions is equal to 2,000 plus 500 times
the number of
congressional districts in their state;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the delegates to the 80th
National LULAC Convention held in Puerto Rico support the
Fair Elections Now Act.
Approved this 18th day of July 2009.
LULAC National President