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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Full Name: John B. Larson
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Leslie; 3 Children: Carolyn, Laura, Raymond
Birth Date: 07/22/1948
Birth Place: Hartford, CT
Home City: East Hartford, CT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 5, 2014 Larson: We Must Empower Everyday Americans in our Elections
Oct. 9, 2013 Larson to SCOTUS: Continue Campaign Contribution Limits
Sept. 23, 2013 Larson on FEC Senate Confirmations
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
June 17, 2013 Larson Praises SCOTUS Decision to Uphold Voters Rights
May 16, 2013 Larson Praises Efforts to Protect Voting Rights
Jan. 3, 2013 Congressman Larson Announces Introduction of Legislation to Help Strengthen Our Democracy
July 24, 2012 Larson Hails Broad Support for Fair Elections Now
June 25, 2012 Larson Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Citizens United
Nov. 10, 2011 Larson Backs 'Why Tuesday?' Initiative
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Sept. 23, 2010 Historic Fair Elections Legislation Passes Out of Committee
April 29, 2010 Larson Commends Colleagues For Work On DISCLOSE Act
Feb. 4, 2010 Larson's Campaign Finance Reform Bill Garners Support From Majority Of House Democrats
Jan. 21, 2010 Larson Legislation Limits Big Money Influence In Politics Without Constitutional Issues From Today's Supreme Court Decision
Sept. 9, 2009 Larson Expresses Support For New Campaign Finance Reform In Wake Of McCain-feingold Supreme Court Challenge
May 11, 2009 Congressmen Larson, Courtney, Murphy and Common Cause President Dr. Bob Edgar Hold Press Conference on Fair Elections Now Act
March 31, 2009 Press Conference with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL); Senator Arlen Spector (R-PA); Rep. John Larson (D-CT); Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC); and Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
Nov. 16, 2004 Changing the House Rule Governing Use of the Congressional Frank During the Period Preceding Elections
Oct. 6, 2004 Recognizing and Supporting Efforts to Promote Greater Civic Awareness Among People of United States
Sept. 15, 2004 Additional Funds For Electoral Process
Sept. 10, 2004 Proposed Changes in Financial Disclosure Law for 527 Political Organizations
July 20, 2004 Sense of the House Regarding Postponement of a Presidential Election
Feb. 26, 2004 Introduction of Election Assistance Commission Board of Advisors Appointments
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Election Reform
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Government Accountability
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