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Ron Johnson tried to subvert democracy. These corporations are backing his reelection.

Johnson attempted to participate in a plot to discard millions of voters in his home state of Wisconsin and neighboring Michigan, and install Trump for a second term. Despite Johnson's role in the effort to overturn the election, he is receiving financial support from major corporations — including corporations that condemned the events of January 6 and the efforts to install Trump for a second term.

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Shareholder Proposals Challenge Companies on Support for Politicians Opposing Abortion Access, Progress on Climate, Voting Rights

Institutional investors, in coordination with Rhia Ventures, have filed 11 shareholder proposals for the 2022 proxy season that address the misalignment between the corporation's stated values and their support for politicians and political groups who undermine them. An additional four proposals focus on companies' preparedness for the workplace repercussions of the likely overturn of Roe v. Wade in 2022. Collectively, the investors own or manage $11.8 billion in assets.

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The January 6 corporate accountability index

After a violent mob stormed the Capitol building in January, hundreds of corporations pledged to make changes to their political giving. Some corporations pledged to withhold PAC funding to the 147 Republicans who voted to overturn the election, setting the stage for the riot. Other corporations said they were suspending all PAC activity and others promised to reevaluate their giving criteria in light of the violence.

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Major Companies Get ‘Fs’ on Voting Rights in New Scorecard

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Major corporations announce opposition to voter suppression bills in Arizona

Last November, Biden secured a narrow victory in Arizona, flipping a state that Trump had won four years earlier. Republicans in the Arizona legislature have responded with a flood of bills to restrict voting before the next election. The purpose of these bills is both to validate Trump's false claims of voter fraud and to make it more difficult for Democratic-leaning constituencies, particularly communities of color, to vote in 2022 and beyond. An investigation by Popular Information, encompassing thousands of Arizona campaign finance records filed over the last three years, reveals that the Republican elected officials sponsoring these bills are backed by hundreds of thousands in corporate donations.

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