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Can't buy me...an election

I’ve seen a few things recently regarding political campaign spending, so I thought I’d revisit some of the data on spending versus election outcomes.

Two relevant points and they’re both quite simple: 67 more words

Why an early election helps Stephen Harper

WATCH: There are signs that a federal election could be called as early as Sunday – right in the middle of a long weekend. Since there is a fixed election date, on Oct. 788 more words


Walters for Governor 2019: Or, Why I’m Considering Getting In On The Deal

Ryan S. Walters | @ryanswalters73

No, I’m not really planning to win the governorship in 2019. I’m just planning on running a campaign. You see, it seems that in Mississippi, at least according to some in the Establishment, as well as their many defenders across the gulf of cyberspace, you can spend campaign funds for personal expenses. 826 more words


Stacey Pickering and His Vehicles

Ryan S. Walters | @ryanswalters73

With the saga of Stacey Pickering’s campaign spending habits unfolding daily, there have been more and more questions about the purchase and use of two vehicles by the campaign – a BMW and an RV. 755 more words


Washington Times: Butler Says Pickering Misspending His Own Campaign Money

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS – Associated Press – Friday, July 24, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Second-term Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering is defending his campaign spending on travel, vehicles and a garage door. 678 more words

State News

Edwards Spending

Somebody raised the very good question of what did Donna Edwards spend $497,000 on? This is very quick and dirty, and each category is probably a bit low, because I just counted the thousands and not the hundreds. 30 more words

Maryland Senate

Philly For Change, July 1, 2015

Among the various activist groups I’ve worked with over the years is Philly For Change, which is the Philadelphia affiliate of Democracy for America, which spun out of the presidential campaign of Howard Dean in 2004. 98 more words