Mothers Against Drunk Driving
|Mothers Against Drunk Driving|
Mothers Against Drunk Driving started in 1980 as Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. In 1984, they changed their name to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The organization was founded by Candy Lightner in response to her daughter's death. Her daughter was killed by a repeat drunk driver.
MADD is governed by their national board of directors which is made up of volunteers, the advisory board and the national president. Board members are made up of nationally recognized researchers and business leaders, as well as people who started by volunteering at local MADD offices, and moved up in the organization.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving lists their issues on the their website. The following is an abbreviated list:
- Eliminate drunk driving
- Decrease underage drinking numbers
- Provide victim services
As of December 13, 2013, no 2014 election cycle information was available.
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- MADD, "Mission Statement," accessed March 13, 2011
- MADD, "Our Goals, Strategies and Capacity to Make the Lives of American Families Safer," accessed March 13, 2011
- madd.org, "Mission," accessed December 12, 2013
- MADD, "Leadership," accessed March 13, 2011
- madd.org, "Goals," accessed December 13, 2013
- Opensecrets.org, "MADD," accessed December 13, 2013