MRFL Files Initiative Petition To Limit Campaign Contributions

MRFL Press Release

For Immediate Release
Monday, April 22, 2013

Contact: Molly 314-854-1305

MRFL Files Initiative Petition To Limit Campaign Contributions

St. Louis—April 22, 2013—Missouri Roundtable For Life filed an initiative petition, the Missouri Campaign Contribution Reform Initiative, with the Secretary of State on Friday, April 19. The initiative would amend the Missouri Constitution to limit political campaign contributions made to state and local candidates.

Missouri voters passed limits on campaign contributions by an overwhelming 74% – 26% margin in 1994. In 2008, the legislature abolished these limitations. The Missouri Campaign Contribution Reform Initiative, if approved by the voters, would amend the Missouri constitution to restore campaign contribution limits.

“Unlimited campaign contributions are corrupting politicians and creating the appearance of corruption in Jefferson City,” said Fred Sauer, President of Missouri Roundtable For Life. “We need to restore political campaign contribution limits so that politicians represent Missouri citizens and not special interest groups.”

For more information, please visit www.missouriroundtable.org