Political Law Links, 5-2-17

AD ISSUE.  BI.  “President Trump’s reelection campaign pulled an advertisement it had been airing to highlight the president’s accomplishments in his first 100 days in office, The Daily Beast reported Monday.”

AL:  CANDIDATES ACCUSED.  WKRG.  “Alabama’s secretary of state says 92 political candidates and donation groups have broken campaign finance rules.”

GA:  IGNORED PROCESS.  AJC.  “Monday was the deadline for embattled Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter to file a formal response to the ethics complaint against him, but he didn’t do so — and he’s not planning to.”

MN:  PUBLIC FUNDING SUPPORT.  MNS.   A state senator urges support for the state’s public financing program.

NY:  BOARD SEMINARS.  LCN.  “The New York State Board of Elections will host campaign finance seminars in Buffalo for Erie County and another in Rochester for Monroe County.”

TX:  ANONYMOUS DONATIONS.  AGN.   “Two candidates running for seats on the Amarillo City Council may have violated a campaign finance law by accepting anonymous donations.”



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