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Prominent political commentator, Christopher Ram on Wednesday called for a boycott of the 2020 general elections if political parties are not regulated and that they should be starved of cash if there is no campaign financing legislation. “Let the mantra be no party regulation, no vote. And no campaign ...
He was handed preliminary charges just last week in the most shocking affair: accusations that he took millions in illegal campaign financing from then-Libyan dictator Moammar Kadafi. Advertisement. In a separate case announced Thursday, a judicial official said Sarkozy was ordered to stand trial on ...

March 29, 2018 -- Santa Monica City Council members said Tuesday they want to delve into public financing for City races after the November election, one of several steps being explored to prevent violations of local election laws. In the meantime, the council said it would rely on outside prosecutors to ...
Dan Kelley of Pawcatuck, one of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 18th District state Senate seat now held by Republican Heather Somers, has announced that he has surpassed the fundraising total he needed to obtain a public campaign financing grant from the state.
What hasn't been talked about amid the gerrymander controversy is campaign financing. In Pennsylvania, there are no limits on contributions. That places this state among the outliers, as both the federal government and 39 other states set campaign contribution limits. While corporations, unions and other ...

GREENWICH — Greenwich Democrats stunned many after November's election when they seized control of the Board of Estimate and Taxation for the first time in recorded history. But now the sate has launched an investigation to determine whether campaign financing rules were broken to make it ...
She's using traditional campaign financing to fund her campaign, which allows her to accept individual contributions up to $6,000 each as well as money from business entities. However, she said she is refusing donations from businesses and to her knowledge has not taken any money from developers.

Being placed under "formal investigation" in France indicates that magistrates have found sufficient evidence of wrongdoing – in this case of illegal campaign financing, "passive" corruption and the misuse of Libyan public funds – that the investigation can go forward, possibly to trial. Sarkozy was released ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been called in for questioning by investigators looking into suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, officials in the French judiciary have said. Sarkozy was detained early on Tuesday morning and was being questioned by prosecutors ...
West Virginia Secretary of State's Office representatives said that the new reporting system will create better transparency in election and campaign financing, and the program is now all online. "It's a little bit different. We had a candidate come in that said he hasn't had to file online for 22 years, and this year ...
A provision in Montgomery County's new public campaign financing system has caused several at-large County Council candidates to be ruled ineligible to receive matching county funds based on the small-dollar contributions they've received. It's known colloquially by state Board of Elections and county ...
Sarkozy, president from 2007-12, is facing allegations of illegal campaign financing, accepting bribes and the misappropriation of Libyan state funds. He was questioned by police over two days last week. It is alleged that Sarkozy secretly received 50 million euros ($62 million) from the Qaddafi regime to ...
Allegations of illicit Libyan campaign financing now grabbing French headlines are also revisiting — and potentially revising — the tangled, roller-coaster relationship between Paris and Tripoli. Once centered on arms and oil sales, France's strategic interests toward the North African country have since ...
The forum did present an opportunity for the candidates to detail their positions on two often-discussed issues in the campaign—the need for affordable housing and the county's public campaign financing system. Leventhal proposed doubling the amount of money in the county's Housing Initiative Fund, ...


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