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Kathy Nickolaus found to commit non-wilful violation of law.
See you then.
Interesting issue, with potential ramifications for federal campaigns.
Political Wire reports. Of course, it is what the Pa. legislature, not the voters want, which counts here.
This is troubling,especially given that Wisconsin’s GAB has been one of the only efforts to expand nonpartisan election administration on the state level since 2000.
Press release: “Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center sent a letter today to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) challenging the eligibility of four organizations engaged in campaign activity to be treated as 501(c)(4) tax exempt organizations. Democracy 21 took the lead in preparing the IRS letter.”
Fred Wertheimer has written this Politico oped.
The LA Times offers this report.
The LA Times on “gut and amend.”
An interesting global perspective from the NY Times: Our parents are grateful because they’re voting,” said Marta Solanas, 27, referring to older Spaniards’ decades spent under the Franco dictatorship. “We’re the first generation to say that voting is worthless.”
He probably thought he’d have better luck getting the courts to create such a district when MALDEF challenges the Knabe plan than rolling the dice on a districting plan by LA Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley, Sheriff Lee Baca and Assessor John Noguez.
I expect the Voting Rights Act section 2 litigation to be quite hard fought and the outcome controversial. Though redistricting often flies below the radar, this case will go to the very essence of political representation and race in Los Angeles county.