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Greg Stanton on Government Reform

 

 


Wants to do more to protect U.S. elections from meddling

[On 2016 election]: "It's really crazy that the intelligence community won't provide face-to-face briefings to members of Congress anymore." Before briefings were canceled in August, Stanton said, he received information about Russia's active efforts to interfere with the elections. "We did pass many bills on election security," he said of the Democratic-led House, "but those bills did not even get a hearing in the Senate. So you have foreign attempts to interfere in our election."
Source: Cronkite News, Arizona PBS on 2020 AZ-9 House race , Oct 23, 2020

PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations.

Stanton supports the PVS survey question on regulating campaign donations

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Campaign Finance: Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 18PVS-16 on Aug 1, 2018

Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access.

Stanton voted YEA For the People Act of 2019