A Message from Patriotic Millionaires


Yesterday, the voters in Maine did something incredible.

They stood up to the special interests, lobbyists, even their own Governor and loudly proclaimed, “Enough is enough!”
With over 55% of the vote, Mainers passed the Question 1 ballot initiative, reclaiming democracy from those who wish to corrupt it.

The Patriotic Millionaires were delighted to support this initiative and be a part of this victory.  If you didn’t get a chance to see our video supporting Question 1 click here to take a look!

Stronger requirements for transparency and disclosure of all political spending, increased penalties for those who break the law, and the restoration of the state’s public financing system will soon be the law of the land in Maine.

This victory sends a clear message to the rest of the country that when citizens work together, we can accomplish great things. Restoring the democratic process from the bottom up will not be accomplished overnight, but today we can look to the residents of Maine and be inspired by what they have achieved.

It requires months of tireless work to qualify a measure for the statewide ballot and mount a serious campaign in support of it. In this instance the reward for that work is well deserved and the group that led the charge for Question 1 was Mainers for Accountable Elections. We are proud to have been a part of the coalition that supported their important work and thank them again for their efforts.

Congratulations to the citizens of Maine!

Now onto the other 49 states!  The Patriotic Millionaires are ready to fight alongside you as we work together to build a democracy that works for all Americans, not just a few wealthy individuals and corporations.

Thanks for all you do,
The Patriotic Millionaires

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  • Ray Sossamon
    commented 2015-12-31 16:59:16 -0500
    Ok Here is something I have heard much about—They call Bernie a socialist-When those of us know what socialism really means know that is just wrong—Now Democratic Socialist? Yes—-Ok the GOP like power and tuffness—Who was the most powerful President in our History?——-FDR!—Elected 4 times and when he left America was the most powerful country in the History of the World!—He shit on Republicans and the Bush family—FDR was a DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST—-That needs to be said over and over and over and over again—Until the entire country hears this——-FDR was the Ultimate Leader and Patriot! Show our citizens who he was what he did what he believed and what was still going to do after the War—Show our people what real patriotism is!
  • Ray Sossamon
    commented 2015-12-31 16:51:00 -0500
    It sounds like Maine is getting it done—Sure would be nice to first get all the states on the border or purple states they are called