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KUOW - Did Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers combat 'big money' in August's mayo
KUOW - Did Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers combat 'big money' in August's mayo
Seattle's "Democracy Voucher" program is being touted as a national model for campaign financing in articles and books, and even in Congress this year, where a version made its way into the Democrat's giant voting reform bill HR 1. But the results in this year’s August mayoral primary – which is the first time vouchers have ever been used in a Seattle mayor’s race-- were mixed.
·kuow.org·
KUOW - Did Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers combat 'big money' in August's mayo
Governor Mills signs a full slate of election, campaign finance reforms int
Governor Mills signs a full slate of election, campaign finance reforms int
Governor Mills recently signed into law several bills that affect campaigns and elections in the state of Maine. L.D. 1363: An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Elections L.D. 1363 makes several changes to the use of ranked-choice voting and absentee ballots in Maine elections. The bill expands the type of elections using ranked-choice voting. […]
·themainewire.com·
Governor Mills signs a full slate of election, campaign finance reforms int
Ballot Measure 2 strikes Dunbar campaign, forced to admit its dark money is
Ballot Measure 2 strikes Dunbar campaign, forced to admit its dark money is
New campaign finance laws known as Ballot Measure 2, passed by voters in November, are beginning to sting the Forrest Dunbar campaign. In the current attack ad against opponent Dave Bronson launched by supporters of Forrest Dunbar, the disclaimer at the end of the ad admits that “A majority of contributions to Building a Stronger […]
·mustreadalaska.com·
Ballot Measure 2 strikes Dunbar campaign, forced to admit its dark money is
CA’s Contentious ‘Pay to Play’ Reform Law Survives First Court Battle
CA’s Contentious ‘Pay to Play’ Reform Law Survives First Court Battle
Share with friendsA state law limiting certain contributions to local elected leaders survived an initial court challenge. Thursday, a Sacramento Superior Court judge rejected a challenge to SB 1439 from several business groups. The law — which took effect on Jan. 1 — allows only political contributions of up to $250 for those who have […]
·gvwire.com·
CA’s Contentious ‘Pay to Play’ Reform Law Survives First Court Battle
Spin Control: As campaign season kicks off, new Washington laws put limits on 'deepfakes'
Spin Control: As campaign season kicks off, new Washington laws put limits on 'deepfakes'
Monday is the beginning of candidate filing week, which means current and would-be office holders are putting the final touches on their campaign plans.#collection:home-promos#collection:news-columnists#collection:news#collection:local-government#collection:washington-government
·spokesman.com·
Spin Control: As campaign season kicks off, new Washington laws put limits on 'deepfakes'
Emails Reveal ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Herschel Walker Money Scandal
Emails Reveal ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Herschel Walker Money Scandal
Pay Dirt is a weekly foray into the pigpen of political funding. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Thursday. When Herschel Walker emailed a representative for billionaire industrialist and longtime family friend Dennis Washington in March 2022, he seemed to be engaging in normal behavior for a political candidate: He was asking for money. But unbeknownst to Washington and the billionaire’s staff, Walker’s request was far more out of...
·msn.com·
Emails Reveal ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Herschel Walker Money Scandal
Election commission staff sets new campaign contribution limits of $1,500,
Election commission staff sets new campaign contribution limits of $1,500,
The staff of the Alaska Public Offices Commission is set the campaign contribution limit at $1,500 from an individual to a candidate, now that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out the previous $500 limit, which was in statute. The Ninth Circuit and the Supreme Court said the $500 limit is unreasonable, and […]
·mustreadalaska.com·
Election commission staff sets new campaign contribution limits of $1,500,