For the past several months, Maine People's Alliance and Mainers for Accountable Leadership partnered with dying father Ady Barkan of Be a Hero to beg Senator Collins to vote "no" on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


Senator Collins betrayed the public trust when she voted in favor of Kavanaugh’s confirmation.


The people of Maine have been clear with you, Senator Collins: the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Justice is a threat to all Mainers. Kavanaugh is committed to ending healthcare for people with pre-existing conditions. He is committed to overturning Roe v. Wade. His confirmation poses a danger for millions of families in Maine and across America.


Senator, your deciding vote was a rubber-stamp for Trump’s anti-healthcare, anti-woman, anti-environment and anti-labor agenda.


For failing to stand up for the people of Maine and ignoring the voices of your constituents, and for endangering the lives of millions of Americans, we will work to elect a new senator to represent the State of Maine. 

Every dollar donated to this campaign will be used to fund your eventual Democratic opponent in 2020.  Mainers deserve a senator who will fight for a country that works for all of us.

Be A Hero Team
Maine People's Alliance
Mainers for Accountable Leadership


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  • endorsed

    “I support Fund Susan Collins' Future Opponent because her PAC made the maximum donation in support of Hyde-Smith (a racist Republican Senator from Mississippi).”

  • endorsed

    “Need to start a fund to vote out #fivewhiteguys. Susan Collins probably won't run again. Not sorry to have donated here, but $4m should be the end. Other priorities for 2020.”

  • endorsed

    “She is one of trumps little Puppets...who does not consider the Wishes of the people she Serves...”

  • endorsed

    “Susan Collins has lied to the people of Maine since I moved here over 20 years ago. She is on tape saying, 'I will only serve for two terms.' and yet here we are. I have followed her votes for years and see a defined pattern of her saying she is weighing the options and then inadvertenly voting across party lines. She represents the Republican Party and not Maine. I'm done with her and her brand of politicians. Honestly, I'd prefer another Independent and not a DNC supported Democrat, however, like my vote for Hilary, I will vote for anyone going up against her.”

  • endorsed

    “I originally pledged $20.20 when it appeared possible that Susan Collins might fail the people of Maine and the United States by supporting Bret Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Her theatrics in appearing to listen to constituents, followed by her utter disregard for the outcry against this blatantly unqualified candidate caused me to dramatically increase my donation to remove Ms. Collins from office. Serving the public is a privilege and an honor that Ms. Collins has forfeited. May she forever know the pain and suffering she has caused Americans today and into the future.”

  • endorsed

    “Time to MAKE Susan Listen!”

  • endorsed

    “Susan Collins has proven she is on the wrong side of history. It is time to replace all those in Congress who support the GOP's regressive policies designed to create a new Gilded age with extreme wealth held by the very few and near-poverty for the majority of citizens.”

  • endorsed

    “I don’t live in Maine now but my brother and his daughter went to Colby College in Waterville so our family has a big attachment to Maine. I am absolutely disgusted with Susan Collins. I believe Dr. Ford 100%. Shame on you Susan Collins. You have betrayed women everywhere.”

September 12, 2018

When plutocrats do it

Susan Collins finally responded to her Maine constituents -- unfortunately, she came out of hiding only to attack, calling our campaign "bribery." Backing her up is endangered Texas senator and actual cartoon villain Ted Cruz, who tweeted today attacking us for holding Collins accountable for her vote.


There's a great article in Slate explaining that in a country governed by big money Super PACs allowed by Citizens United (Kavanaugh would make it worse!), this type of campaign is one of few options that ordinary Americans have to make their voices heard. Here's an excerpt:


"So long as the Supreme Court is going to keep the money spigot open for wealthy donors, some of the rest of us appear to be at least trying to pool together resources to attempt to fight back. An arms race between the superrich and everyone else to try to influence legislative outcomes is far from ideal, but it is better than wholly ceding the ground to the plutocrats."


You can read the full article here: 

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/09/susan-collins-complains-of-bribery-after-nonbillionaires-try-to-influence-her-kavanaugh-vote.html


Our plutocratic enemies are running scared. Let's make them feel the pain.

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  • endorsed

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “I support Fund Susan Collins' Future Opponent because her PAC made the maximum donation in support of Hyde-Smith (a racist Republican Senator from Mississippi).”

  • endorsed

    “Need to start a fund to vote out #fivewhiteguys. Susan Collins probably won't run again. Not sorry to have donated here, but $4m should be the end. Other priorities for 2020.”

  • endorsed

    “She is one of trumps little Puppets...who does not consider the Wishes of the people she Serves...”

  • endorsed

    “Susan Collins has lied to the people of Maine since I moved here over 20 years ago. She is on tape saying, 'I will only serve for two terms.' and yet here we are. I have followed her votes for years and see a defined pattern of her saying she is weighing the options and then inadvertenly voting across party lines. She represents the Republican Party and not Maine. I'm done with her and her brand of politicians. Honestly, I'd prefer another Independent and not a DNC supported Democrat, however, like my vote for Hilary, I will vote for anyone going up against her.”

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “I originally pledged $20.20 when it appeared possible that Susan Collins might fail the people of Maine and the United States by supporting Bret Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Her theatrics in appearing to listen to constituents, followed by her utter disregard for the outcry against this blatantly unqualified candidate caused me to dramatically increase my donation to remove Ms. Collins from office. Serving the public is a privilege and an honor that Ms. Collins has forfeited. May she forever know the pain and suffering she has caused Americans today and into the future.”

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “Time to MAKE Susan Listen!”

  • endorsed

    “Susan Collins has proven she is on the wrong side of history. It is time to replace all those in Congress who support the GOP's regressive policies designed to create a new Gilded age with extreme wealth held by the very few and near-poverty for the majority of citizens.”

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

  • endorsed

    “I don’t live in Maine now but my brother and his daughter went to Colby College in Waterville so our family has a big attachment to Maine. I am absolutely disgusted with Susan Collins. I believe Dr. Ford 100%. Shame on you Susan Collins. You have betrayed women everywhere.”

  • endorsed