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AB 700, the California DISCLOSE Act

Citizens United unleashed unlimited, anonymous corporate spending on campaigns nationwide.  That's why we're sponsoring the California DISCLOSE Act:

• Lets voters know who really is paying for political ads — on the ads themselves.

• Ballot measure ads will have to clearly and prominently list their three largest funders.

• "Follow-the-money" disclosure stops ads from deceiving voters about who pays.

• Applies to television ads, radio ads, robocalls, and print advertising.

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Assemblymembers Jimmy Gomez and Marc Levine, authors of AB 700, the 2015 <i>California DISCLOSE Act</i>
Assemblymembers Jimmy Gomez and Marc Levine, authors of AB 700, the 2015 California DISCLOSE Act

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AB 700 is no-brainer legislation

San Francisco Chronicle, by Sergio Klor de Alva, 6/2/15

"With AB700, we would see who actually pays for ballot proposition ads, by mandating that the top three funders of proposition campaigns disclose themselves clearly in the ads themselves..."  Full story

True funders of state political ads not clear

San Jose Mercury News, by Craig Dunkerley, 5/23/15

"Our state laws do not require the true funders of ads to be clearly and unambiguously disclosed. Instead, if they appear at all, they're in fine print, all caps (hard to read) and usually disguised with some misleading, innocuous sounding name like "Californians for Warm Puppies."..."  Full story

AB 700 will ensure more transparency

San Jose Mercury News, by Nancy Neff, 5/22/15

"In California, too often the true funders of political ads are obfuscated by misleading committee names in a hard-to-read typeface. That's why the Legislature needs to pass AB 700, the California Disclose Act."  Full story