CREW’s “fix the FEC” Petition Passes “We The People” Threshold

On February 9th, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington – CREW announced it and 25,000 signatories is awaiting the official White House response to the petition CREW posted on "We the People" calling on President Obama to reform the Federal Election Commission (FEC). We the People is one of the commitments the Administration made in the National Action Plan it developed as a part of the international Open Government Partnership. The White House has committed to officially responding to any petition that crosses the 25,000 signature threshold. Joining CREW in this petition drive were several coalition partners, including Public Citizen, League of Women Voters of the U.S., and Common Cause.