Andrew Romanoff - 2010 U.S. Senate Election - Policy Positions - Government Ethics and Reform

Government Ethics and Reform

Romanoff has made government ethics and reform a central part of his Senatorial campaign. Romanoff does not take Political Action Committee (PAC) money, instead relying on individual campaign contributions. Romanoff has said in numerous speeches that he believes there is an inherent conflict in elected officials taking contributions from industries they are supposed to regulate. Although several elected officials such as Russ Feingold have limited their contributions in various ways, the only other federal candidates of note to eschew all PAC contributions are President Barack Obama (who has since changed his position), former Louisiana Governor (1988–92) Buddy Roemer, and former New Mexico Governor (1995–2003) Gary Johnson.

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