Holding Leaders Accountable
Shining a light on corruption by public officials and candidates who put their own interests ahead of public service.
When those in power abuse their position through dishonest or fraudulent conduct, we seek legal remedies at the state and national levels.
To ensure the strength of our democracy, elected officials must be accountable to the people they represent. We make sure they have to answer for their actions.
We carefully investigate ethical and legal violations by politicians at all levels and bring wrongdoing to public light.
“Russell Fagg is running a shadow campaign, breaking federal election law, and violating Montana’s judicial ethical guidelines.”
The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a Federal Election Commission complaint against Judge Russell Fagg for multiple violations of campaign finance law, including engaging in extensive campaign activities for U.S. Senate in Montana without filing as a candidate for any office.
ADLF Requests Investigation Into Ryan Zinke’s Illegal Support For Rick Scott The American Democracy Legal Fund (ADLF) has filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel requesting an investigation into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for using his official position and government resources to partake in political activity in order to aid Governor Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate […]
ADLF Files Ethics Complaint Against Rep. Jim Renacci for Using Taxpayer Resources for Senate Campaign The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Jim Renacci for repeatedly using taxpayer-funded U.S. House of Representatives resources for his campaign for Senate. Renacci has repeatedly used official U.S. House resources for prohibited political purposes including filming multiple campaign communications in House space, and improperly supplementing his […]
ADLF Files FEC Complaint vs Mick Mulvaney For llegal Use of Campaign Funds American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleging Donald Trump’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney has been illegally using his campaign account for person gain. The Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 strictly forbids any person from […]