They are a Post-Partisan Political Action Committee that recruits regular working people for congress.
Their stated goals are to advance policies for ALL people by electing working Americans for congressional seats nationwide. Put people over party and enact this legislation on day one. It’s time to drop the party labels and get down to business.They have created a volunteer-led organization to tirelessly work towards the goal of recruiting and endorsing Democrats, Republicans, and Independents to enact the common sense legislation for which Americans have been waiting for.
Invest in renewable energy, end mass incarceration, and guarantee a living wage are way overdue. Brand New Congress is a Political Action Committee. BNC is not a Super PAC. It’s a plain old PAC. You can learn more about PACs and SuperPACS and the differences between them at http://fec.gov The organization is run by small dollar donations averaging: $14.29 Donations go towards paying a handful of staff salaries, travel reimbursements, benefits and company tools such as our email distribution software, databases and equipment used for marketing etc. Brand New Congress originated in April of 2016 with the idea of running republicans, democrats and independents on one national unified slate. They say that they won’t run against incumbents that fully support the Brand New Congress platform. They believe many current members of Congress will support this plan, and expect that as the campaign becomes stronger, more and more members of Congress will endorse their platform.
Check out these links to get more info on some their platform, their candidates, and how you can help.
For their Home Page
For their Platform
For their Candidates
We will be following some of these candidates, and updating this page with some of the inspiring stories. Don’t sit on the sidelines. We will also be adding other ways and choices for this pivotal Election.
Bernie Sanders built up a strong wave and has put together a coalition now run by Nina Turner, He continues the fight, check out the site and see if you have the time or money to help. Sometimes the best resource is your time and energy to volunteer.
There are others that are joining the fight, what is important, is that you try and get involved. Especially in your local election where you have the most sway. Helping other states is a little more difficult and more work, but if you have the time and energy again your help is always appreciated.
Brand New Congress Candidates (partial list to get you started)