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Buehler and Brown on course to break spending record

Cash, wine and polls in Oregon governor’s race.

Gov. Kate Brown and Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, have together raised $5.3 million in the 2018 race for governor, putting them on pace to blow past the most expensive governor’s race in state history. 56 more words

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Special interests in local elections

It’s bad news for local government when special interests which have so much influence at the state and national levels interfere in our city council elections. 140 more words

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Candidates update campaign contribution totals

With just over a week to go until Election Day, another round of updated campaign contribution forms were submitted in the competitive San Mateo City Council race where seven are seeking three seats. 49 more words

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The US Can't Claim to Be A Democracy Until Money Is Out of Politics

In 2014 social scientists from Princeton University published a study. Their conclusion? That the United States was an oligarchy, and that the opinion of the people of the United States has virtually no effect on the actions of the government. 1,162 more words

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Follow the money

Editor,

“Follow the money” has been a pretty reliable measure when looking at where a candidate’s interests lie. Not all candidates for our little San Mateo City Council race are popping up in the margins of my computer as we speak, but there he is again, compliments of the National Association of Realtors Fund “not authorized by a candidate or a committee.”etc. 71 more words

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Follow the money

Here is a letter to the editor from our very own Renjit Mathew.

Editor,

Big money is arguably the most corrosive factor in American politics today. 204 more words

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When Big Money Lands In A Small Vancouver Election

Voting is underway for residents in Vancouver. And one local race has caught people’s attention — a nearly $1 million contest for a seat on the Port of Vancouver board. 43 more words

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