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NJ lawmakers advance bill seeking donor disclosure

Thursday January 17th, 2019 11:48:45 PM
Election Law Enforcement Commission executive director Jeff Brindle testified that such donations have mushroomed in recent years. He says a ...

GOP changes weaken elections and ethics oversight

Thursday January 17th, 2019 10:52:30 PM
Questions about North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore's potential conflicts of interest are growing and the investigation into election fraud in the ...

Berkeley approves two affordable housing projects in record time under new state law, SB 35

Thursday January 17th, 2019 10:41:15 PM
Berkeley election law limits the amount individuals can donate to candidate campaigns to $250 but there is no limit on donations to measures.

Wissanu wants poll March 24

Thursday January 17th, 2019 10:16:51 PM
In light of this, the EC may have little time to investigate election law violation cases and issue yellow or red cards to election candidates and poll ...

Van Ostern political fundraising spurs bill to keep money out of secretary of state race

Thursday January 17th, 2019 10:07:30 PM
At a hearing before the House Election Law Committee Thursday, supporters argued that soliciting donations for a position elected by the legislature ...

Texas Redistricting Plaintiffs to US Department of Justice on Changing Sides on Voting Rights ...

Thursday January 17th, 2019 09:57:43 PM
Contrary to the assertion in the United States motion for leave, the Court made no distinction between “private Plaintiffs” and the United States.

As 2020 candidates emerge, the shutdown has shuttered agency that polices elections

Thursday January 17th, 2019 09:45:00 PM
Enforcement activity for potential violations of election law has stopped, and it's not clear that the government will reopen before January 31, when ...

Senate panel advances 501(c)4 disclosure bill

Thursday January 17th, 2019 09:45:00 PM
The bill, which has the support of the State Election Law Enforcement Commission, also raises the contribution limits to candidates and political parties ...

Singleton-Greenstein Bill Would Set Disclosure Requirements for Independent Advocacy ...

Thursday January 17th, 2019 09:22:30 PM
According to the Election Law Enforcement Commission, the top 25 special interest groups spent more than $74 million trying to influence elections ...

Federal Judge Blocks Wisconsin GOP's Cuts To Early Voting

Thursday January 17th, 2019 08:23:54 PM
A federal judge on Thursday blocked controversial cuts to early voting and other changes to election law that Wisconsin Republicans pushed through ...

Breaking: Federal Court Holds New Wisconsin Early Voting Cutbacks Barred by Existing Injunction ...

Thursday January 17th, 2019 08:06:08 PM
Court order here. (via Sam Levine). The state argued this was a new law with some different provisions and so not covered by the existing injunction.

Erie County Legislature to consider raises for county executive, other top elected positions

Thursday January 17th, 2019 08:03:45 PM
Because of election law changes approved by the State Legislature this week, anyone interested in a local seat would need to seek endorsements ...

A look at who's vying to replace DA Brown

Thursday January 17th, 2019 06:22:30 PM
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown may have announced just last week he won't run for re-election this year, but the field of candidates to replace ...

New York election law to be overhauled

Thursday January 17th, 2019 06:22:30 PM
Advocates had long called for reforms to New York State's anachronistic election laws, which would pass in the Democrat-controlled Assembly and fail ...

Liberty University CIO Implicated in Trump Poll-Rigging According to WSJ

Thursday January 17th, 2019 06:00:00 PM
A University of California professor and election-law expert, Richard Hasen told the WSJ that if the expenses were campaign related and had not been ...

Trump Nominates Liburdi to Fill US District Court Vacancy

Thursday January 17th, 2019 05:03:45 PM
President Donald Trump has nominated a lawyer who formerly was Gov. Doug Ducey's top staff attorney to become a U.S. District judge for Arizona.

Senator Ken LaValle Reports Legislative Approval of Voting Reform Measures

Thursday January 17th, 2019 04:18:45 PM
This legislation will also amend the Election Law to require all contributions made to political committees or campaigns by an LLC be attributed to ...

Get out the vote: Now is the right time to revamp registration rules

Thursday January 17th, 2019 03:45:00 PM
That conclusion was part of an analysis published last year in the Election Law Journal. The study assessed and ranked voter ease: At the top of the ...

The Daily 202: The 11 GOP senators who broke with Trump over relaxing sanctions against a Putin ...

Thursday January 17th, 2019 02:26:15 PM
Election-law experts said Cohen's failure to report the expenditure to RedFinch could violate campaign-finance regulations. -- Paul Manafort's former ...

Coalition alarmed by tarp use

Thursday January 17th, 2019 01:36:10 PM
“Politicians and their supporters have without doubt exploited the loopholes in the election law as regards premature campaigning. The lax regulation ...