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The HONEST Ads Act will modernize disclosure laws for online political ads and help bolster the integrity of our elections.

All Americans, regardless of their political party, have a right to know who is trying to influence our votes and opinions. As political ad spending continues to shift to online platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google, our laws should keep pace. Whether it be a big money Super PAC or a Russian oligarch, the American people should know who is paying for those ads. Modernizing our transparency and election laws is commonsense and needed, especially after the Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Every member of Congress should support this bipartisan and important bill.

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Common Cause

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How this will help

Every voter has a right to know who is trying to influence their votes
and opinions, whether it be a Russian oligarch or a big money Super PAC. This is especially true when it comes to online...

Every voter has a right to know who is trying to influence their votes
and opinions, whether it be a Russian oligarch or a big money Super PAC. This is especially true when it comes to online political ads on websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Evidence is mounting that the Russian government used phony Facebook and Twitter accounts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and now is the time to act to help prevent that from happening again.

A new, bi-partisan bill in Congress called the HONEST Ads Act will modernize disclosure laws for online political ads and help bolster the integrity of our elections. The bill will improve transparency rules by requiring big social media and online advertising sites to disclose who is paying for the ads, who is being targeted, and how much the ads cost.

Tell your representatives in Congress to pass the HONEST Ads Act!

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