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Campaign Legal Center

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Campaign Legal Center is a voter registration group based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2002. As of 2019 they had $7.9 million in revenue and $7.7 million in assets.

The Campaign Legal Center represents the public interest in the courts, before regulatory agencies and legislative bodies. We strive to improve our democracy and protect the fundamental right of all Americans to participate in the political process.

EIN:
04-3608387
City:
State:
Metro:
Website:
Phone:
202-736-2200
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Twitter:
Founded:
2002
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$7,993,154
Assets:
$7,770,884
Employees:
46
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Campaign Legal Center

Campaign finance and ethics:the dependence of persons running for office on wealthy special interests is a serious flaw in our political system, and makes elected officials responsive to their large donors and funders rather than to The public. The tremendous power of special interest money in politics often drowns out The voice of everyday americans, threatens our first amendment freedoms, and erodes The foundations of our entire democracy. To restore fairness to our political system, clc advocates for passing and enforcing strong Campaign finance reforms that help guarantee a democracy responsive to The people.these reform solutions include placing reasonable limits on funding of campaigns as well as complete transparency of Campaign spending. Clc helps develop such policies at The state and local levels, and works to ensure that The federal election commission enforces current Campaign finance laws at The federal level. Clc also defends in court laws that promote The ...

Redistricting and voting rights:democracy works best when our voting maps are fairly drawn on a nonpartisan basis to ensure that americans can participate equally in The election of their representatives. Unfortunately, incumbents often rig The system to benefit themselves and their party and special interest supporters, manipulating voting maps to dictate The outcome of elections. Two sources of discrimination in voting maps are partisan gerrymandering and electoral systems that under-represent people of color. The result is dysfunction, mistrust and public policies that ignore The will of The people. Clc advances and supports Legal cases that address redistricting violations, is on The front lines in The fight for fair redistricting practices in The states, and continues to promote voters' rights to fair districts nationwide. Voting should be accessible for all citizens, no matter where they live, The color of their skin or how much money they make. To make every vote ...

Form 990s for Campaign Legal Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Nov 2, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 6, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Sep 14, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Campaign Legal Center

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,838,886
Program services$82,764
Investment income and dividends$18,612
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$52,892
Total revenues$7,993,154

Vendors for Campaign Legal Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-08-29
██████Content management system software2019-08-21
█████████ ████████ ███ ████████ ██Tax accounting2019-07-29
██████████Website Development$244,5882018-12-01
██████ ███ ██████████ ████Tax accounting2013-12-31

Personnel at Campaign Legal Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Sandhya BathijaChief Communications Director$149,720Dec. 31, 2018
Mary MaresChief Administrative Officer-Nov. 2, 2019
████ ██ █████Vice President , Litigation and Strategy$150,500June 12, 2020
████ ████Cos and SR Director Trial Lit and Strategy$190,500Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████Director , Trial Litigation$152,100Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████Senior Director , Appellate Lit and Strategy$164,885Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████President and Trustee$278,500June 12, 2020
██████ ████████Board Chair and Resident / Trustee and Chair$0June 12, 2020
████████ █████Sec and Treas , SR Manager , Board Relations and Fina$80,300Dec. 31, 2018
████ ████Managing Director-Oct. 24, 2017
...and four more key personnel

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