Commission on Presidential Debates

THREE CORPORATIONS WITHDRAW SPONSORSHIP OF COMMISSION ON PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES

Critics contend the Commission, which took over the debates from the nonpartisan League of Women Voters in 1986, is too beholden to corporate donors

October 2, 2012 (Washington D.C.) – In response to an organized email and letter-writing campaign, three of the ten corporations identified as sponsors of the Commission on Presidential Debates have withdrawn their sponsorship.