Fort Collins City Council candidates endorse, reject anti-corruption act

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Corruption and national solutions are coming to Fort Collins. Represent Fort Collins, a local chapter of a national organization looking to end corruption in politics, asked each City Council candidate to endorse the American Anti-Corruption Act. The act, created by Trevor Potter and Larry Lessig, focuses on ending corruption through ranked voting, independent redistricting, and financial transparency in elections. Karen Wagner, one of seven members of Represent Fort Collins, said the point of the act was to help inform voters what large companies are trying to sway local elections, citing a large influx of anti-broadband ads in 2017 paid for by big cable interests.

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