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Akron businessman Jack Davis Applauds Millionaire's Amendment

By Eileen Buckley

Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Supreme Court voted in favor Thursday of the so-called Millionaire's Amendment regarding campaign finance laws.

This is a victory for Akron businessman Jack Davis. Davis argued that amendment infringed on his first amendment rights. This ruling says Davis can not be treated differently than those less wealthy candidates seeking office.

"It feels great to win because it is a win for the people, and for my cause. I am trying to straighten Washington out because they less money they have the better it is for the American public and voters', said Davis.

Davis is running once again for the 26th Congressional seat being vacated by Tom Reynolds. Davis is vowing to spend $3 million dollars on his run for the seat.

Two of Davis's opponents for the 26th Congressional seat are speaking out against the ruling.

Alice Kyrzan says at a time when every day people are struggling to make ends meet, they should be fighting to remove the influence of big money from politics.

Opponent Jon Powers says Davis's financial disclosure documents indicate that Davis owns up to $35 million in big oil and energy stocks. Power referred to Davis as "Exxon Jack".