Sign the Petition to

Lester Holt, first debate moderator

At the upcoming presidential debate, ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump what they’ll do to make our democracy represent all of us.

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Common Cause

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How this will help

Throughout this polarizing election, Americans of all political stripes have been able to agree on one thing: our democracy should work for everyone, not just a few wealthy special interests.

Sadly,...

Throughout this polarizing election, Americans of all political stripes have been able to agree on one thing: our democracy should work for everyone, not just a few wealthy special interests.

Sadly, the media is ignoring the 84% of Americans who think money has too much influence in politics and missing a vital opportunity to hold candidates accountable for how they'd restore balance to our political system.

All that could change if NBC's Lester Holt, who will moderate the first presidential debate, uses his platform to focus on the issue that huge majorities of voters across the political spectrum are prioritizing. The first debate ought to be focused on how we can build a democracy where everyone has a voice.

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