“I grew up in a Minnesota that placed principles above parties and the common interest above special interests. The corrupting influence of money in politics has created a dysfunctional Congress and disenfranchised millions of Americans whose voices are all but ignored in Washington. That’s why I refuse money from PACs, special interests, federal lobbyists, and even from members of Congress. My principles will not be bought and cannot be sold.”

– Dean Phillips, Candidate for Congress

THE PLEDGE

In order to put people before special interests or party leaders, and bring responsible, inclusive and independent-minded leadership back to our district, we agree to:

1. Reject and return all special interest contributions – including from PACs, federal lobbyists and members of Congress – and refrain from self-financing our campaigns.

2. Sign the People’s Pledge, which will help eliminate special interest spending by agreeing to match dollar-for-dollar that spending on our behalf with a contribution to the charity of our choosing.

3. Commit to running an accessible campaign, including a minimum of twice monthly forums or other public events between now and Election Day.

Once signed by both candidates, this agreement remains in place through November 6th, 2018.

“I support THE MINNESOTA WAY!”


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