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Burr Ridge, Ill.,
March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Businessman & Civic Advocate Adam Andrzejewski announced today that he would not be seeking public office in 2014.
"After consulting with supporters, donors, advisors, and my family, I have decided not to run for office in the 2014 election cycle," Andrzejewski said.
Andrzejewski is now free to pursue transparency & accountability reforms on a non-partisan basis. He will continue to put "every dime, online, in real time" through the Open the Books platform, advocate for aggressive auditing of government agencies, and, when necessary, pursue legal action to expand transparency.
"We are a national leader in pioneering online transparency of Government spending. We have been effective at exposing corrupt practices, and we have assisted in getting good candidates elected to office. Andrzejewski said
, "Our platform of real solutions – expanded transparency, forensic audits, and freezing property taxes - is robust. These policies, along with other necessary reforms, begin to solve the long-term problems of the state."
Andrzejewski's organization, For the Good of
Illinois, recently posted 12 years of the federal checkbook online at openthebooks.com. They also launched a first-to-market app for both Apple and Android platforms.
Illinois requires aggressive reforms, and after balancing the pros and cons of each approach, I decided I will have a more positive impact outside of a political position," Andrzejewski said.