Democrats for Education Reform
One of the ballot committees supporting the charter school initiative was named Advancing Obama's Legacy on Charter Schools, a peculiar name for a committee funded by Republican billionaires. But that's the world of dark money, where things are never quite what they seem.
Shouldn't voters in a democracy have at a minimum the right to know who is spending millions to influence their votes? Not according the the pro-charters campaign.
Here is a collection of articles on dark money in Massachusetts: WARNING: not for those who are frightened by what unlimited dark money does to our democracy.
Why would New York hedge fund managers care who represents Eastie in the Massachusetts senate? The answer is hidden in dark money, and our commonwealth teeters on the verge of becoming a dark money empire.
Can you trust that canvasser who just knocked on your door with some campaign literature? It could be a dedicated volunteer - or a hired contractor for dark money operation Democrats for Education Reform.