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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Wyoming Promise ballot petition heads toward deadline


September 11, 2018

WORLAND – A ballot petition to allow Wyoming voters to join 19 states in overturning Citizens United is coming to close, with only a few weeks until the petition has to be turned over to the Secretary of State for the state of Wyoming.

Wyoming Promise was started last year, with the stated goal of calling for a 28th Amendment to the Constitution to overturn Citizens United, a 2010 Supreme Court decision that opened the door for corporations to spend unlimited amounts in direct support of political candidates, and the creation of Super PACs (political action committees).

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