Monday’s political law links–>

ONLINE FUND$.   POL.  “Democratic House candidates raised more than $35.8 million online in August, according to a POLITICO analysis of Federal Election Commission data from ActBlue, the Democratic online fundraising platform. That’s up nearly sixfold from House Democrats’ online total of $6.2 million in August 2016, during the last election.”

CASE DISMISSED.    L10.  “A federal judge dismissed a Federal Election Commission lawsuit against former Miami-Dade County Congressman David Rivera involving a shell candidate in one of South Florida’s most high-profile political scandals.”

AR:  VIOLATIONS ALLEGED.   MV.  “State Republican Party Executive Director Sarah Jo Reynolds filed the complaint against Lee with the Arkansas Ethics Commission, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. She alleges that he filed three campaign finance reports late during his primary campaign, violated a corporate contributions ban by accepting what she contends was an “in-kind donation” of food and drink from a Little Rock restaurant, and failed to include ‘paid for by’ disclosures on his yard signs.”

CO:  CANDIDATE NAMED.   RH.  “On Thursday, Dan Sapienza, candidate for the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, filed a campaign finance complaint against incumbent candidate Angela Myers over the use of a county-reimbursed cellphone as her primary point of contact for her re-election campaign.”

OH:  FLIGHT QUESTIONS.   ABC.  “A Republican congressman vying for U.S. Senate in Ohio has used a strip-club owner’s private plane to fly to campaign events, campaign finance records show.”

PA:  DECISIONS QUESTIONED.   YDR.  “Some of the biggest questions in the race for Pennsylvania governor this year focus on Scott Wagner’s financial decisions.”


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