BIDEN TRIP OFFER. CNBC. “Former Vice President Joe Biden’s political action committee is using a trip contest to encourage small dollar contributions from individual donors.”
REQUIRE AN ETHICS PLEDGE? FS. “Recently introduced legislation would require federal political appointees in the executive branch to sign a binding ethics pledge after taking office.”
MA: RUNNING ON FUMES. GT. “A ballot initiative aimed at curbing political spending by outside groups is running on fumes, with less than six weeks to go until the election.”
MI: VIOLATION ALLEGED. WHMI. “An email and letter distributed by the founder of a local charter school district appears to be a violation of Michigan election law.”
MN: NEW DASHBOARD. MP. “Minnesota is going to see a lot of campaign fundraising this year. To help make sense of all this, we’re keeping track of two key numbers — amount raised by the candidates and cash on hand.”
NH: ENDORSEMENT ON CAMPAIGN FINANCE. SSO. “A political action committee that advocates for campaign finance reform announced Tuesday it’s endorsing Molly M. Kelly in her run for governor.”
UT: REFUNDS TO BE MADE. STL. “Nathan Evershed, the Republican candidate for Salt Lake County district attorney, will return at least $36,000 in campaign donations after being found in violation of contribution caps by the Salt Lake County clerk.”
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