Corporations can not vote

This (via here) is a relief (this is Chula Vista Citizens for Jobs and Fair Competition v. Norris):

This case presents two questions of first impression. It asks whether the First Amendment grants a corporation or association the right to serve as the official proponent of a local ballot initiative. It also asks whether official proponents enjoy a First Amendment right to anonymity during the period when signatures are being gathered. Having considered the arguments and the evidence presented, this Court answers “no” to both questions.

If an association or corporation could propose a ballot initiative then the next step would either be voting or running for office. It all sounds crazy, but the current Supreme Court has said money is speech (we all have the equal right to spend millions of dollars, so it’s an equal right) so one never knows.

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