PHANTOM RETURNS. POL. “A phantom super PAC that reported dropping millions of dollars on the battle for the Senate said in a report it was returning money to its alleged donors following an investigation by POLITICO.”
BIDEN VICTORY LAUNCHED. WP. “Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will ask donors to give as much as $620,600 to support his White House bid and down-ballot candidates, dramatically expanding his fundraising capability to compete with President Trump’s big-money machine.”
LIBERAL EMBRACE. HILL. “Progressives are embracing super PACs with newfound vigor as they look to put their political influence and organizing tactics to use in the aftermath of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign.”
FEC NOMINEE APPROVED. SEN.
MAY 2020 ELECTION LAW NEWS. WILEY.
MO: ENDORSEMENT ISSUE. FB. “Missouri Democrat Nicole Galloway touted an endorsement from a liberal dark money group just days after claiming that she ‘hate[s] dark money with a passion.'”
MT: PAC SNARE. RUP. “Montana Commissioner of Political Practices, Jeff Mangan, issued a “Finding of Sufficient Facts to Support a Campaign Finance Violation” ruling on May 15th, in favor of Sidney Representative Joel Krautter in his campaign finance complaint against Doctors for a Healthy Montana.”
OR: MAYOR FINED. PM. “The City of Portland’s elections office has stuck Mayor Ted Wheeler’s campaign with a $500 fine for bending the city’s campaign finance rules. According to City Elections Officer Deborah Scroggin, Wheeler’s campaign was fined for printing a list of top donors on a recent campaign mailer in too small of a font.”
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