6.26.18 political law links

CA:  NEW CHAIR.    WV.  “Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Alice Travis Germond of West Hollywood, as chairperson of the California Fair Political Practices Commission… She was California political director for Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign in 1992 and super delegate director for … Continue reading

6.21.18 political law links

COORDINATION RULES.   POL.  “Coordination between campaigns and outside groups is illegal, though both parties’ election lawyers regularly give candidates a green light to evade that ban by sharing information in the public domain — for example, posting long YouTube clips clearly meant … Continue reading

6.18.18 political law links

CASE DISMISSED.   CDN.  “The Federal Election Commission (FEC) announced Friday it dismissed a complaint from a liberal watchdog group alleging that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had violated campaign laws by promoting his businesses and using campaign funds to pay for events at … Continue reading