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Incumbents Fail To Comply With Campaign Finance Law

Obie O’Brien, Greg Zempel, and Deanna Panattoni have categorically failed to file campaign disclosure reports as required by law confirmed Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) staff on September 22, 2014. 489 more words

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How Much Money Do You Got?

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By Daniel Martinez

The Colorado Senate race is a nail biter so far. Incumbent Mark Udall faces a tough battle against challenger Congressman, Cory Gardner. 229 more words


We Talked With A PDC Compliance Officer

You won’t believe what happened next.

Kurt Young, a compliance officer with the Public Disclosure Commission, confirmed this week (9/5/14) that candidates are not required to file C3 or C4 reports… 473 more words

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The Effects of Campaign Contributions on Incumbency: A Study of the 2012 US House Elections

Many critics of our modern day political climate cite over-incumbency in the US Congress as a stagnating force for progressive change. With current members like John David Dingell, Jr. 166 more words

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Sec. of State Kris Kobach responds to August 26 KSN News Poll

WICHITA, Kansas — The incumbent candidate in the race for Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, a Republican, spoke with KSN News over the phone to respond to the latest KSN News Poll released Tuesday, August 26. 348 more words


Rooth Bows Out; Ward 4 Race Heats Up

And then there were four.

Today, ward 4 candidate Sheryl Rooth pulled out of the race, leaving four candidates to duke it out in the East-Of-Adelaide district. 637 more words


Information Is The Currency Of Democracy

Do you think it is important that elected officials and candidates for public office follow the law as a minimum requirement to hold office?

Of incumbents Greg Zempel, Obie O’Brien, and Deanna Panattoni, guess how many of them have actually filed ALL of the required campaign contribution forms with the Public Disclosure Commission so far (as of 8/11/14). 765 more words

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