Ballot measures across the country passed on November 8th highlighting the fact that progressive values still resonate with the U.S. electorate. Gains were made even in the face of industry deception and big dollar ad campaigns.
Shaker Heights and South Euclid voters passed ordinances Tuesday declaring support for a constitutional amendment that would strike down the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial "Citizens United" decision, according to unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.
Shaker Heights and South Euclid join 500 other communities in pushing for an amendment that would limit political spending by corporations, labor unions and other associations.
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- More than five years after the controversial "Citizens United" decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, local voters have the opportunity to push for a constitutional amendment to attempt to strike it down with Issue 95.
Having collected 1,575 signatures from residents to get the "Move to Amend" initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot, Shaker Heights could join about 500 other communities in what organizers call "a grassroots effort to reclaim democracy."