The Good Campaign Oath*
“As a candidate for public service, I do solemnly swear to support and defend America’s great heritage of free, fair elections. This includes my pledge to never engage in illegal, distorting or unethical campaign practices; to quickly report any unlawful or suspect conduct within my campaign or by outsiders – foreign or domestic; to ensure a harassment-free workplace for my staff and volunteers; and to support laws that protect and strengthen our democracy.
So help me God.”
It's like the
Ice Bucket Challenge
Share the above with your local candidates and ask them to take The Oath. Let them know to get credit for their oath on this site, they can create a video of themselves taking the oath and share it on Social Media using the hashtags #FreeTheVote or #ITookTheOath.
Or for the camera shy, they can take the above oath verbally and then register it here. They should also post the oath to their campaign web site and include their signature underneath.
*The Good Campaign Oath format is based on the format of other common government oaths.