A three-year-old West Des Moines girl is the centerpiece of a movement forcampaign finance reform. In August at the Republican Straw Poll, AlexandraCook announced her candidacy for President in the year 2032. The IowaCitizens Action Network is sponsoring Cook’s Presidential bid to illustratehow long it takes to raise money for a campaign. Spokesperson MichelleKenyon says it’s staggering the amount of money needed to compete.Cook was featured in an add in the New York Times Wednesday. Kenyon says themessage is getting through.Kenyon says the group has five goals for cleaning up the campaign financeproblem in the United States.Kenyon says they favor a public financing plan that gives money tocandidates who don’t raise private funds and abide by campaign spendinglimits. Cook was chosen for the campaign because he mother is a member ofthe Iowa Citizens Action Network.
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