Tag Archives: Corruption

Electoral Corruption: When to Set Aside the Results of an Election?

By: Carrie Mattingly How much evidence of corruption should a court require before setting aside the results of an election? Most would say that any corruption is too much. But in a recent case, Kentucky’s highest court balanced the threat … Continue reading

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The Big Apple and Big Money: Matching Public Funds in New York City

By: Caiti Anderson It seems that New York politicians can’t catch a break – or they just can’t stop getting caught for their indiscretions. Celia Dosamantes, a 25-year-old rising star in Queens, learned this the hard way. Arrested on September … Continue reading

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NY Loophole Allows Individual’s $4.3 Million in Direct Contributions

By: Dan Carroll Given the controversy surrounding the Supreme Court’s decisions upending federal campaign finance law in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the average voter might be surprised to find out that federal law … Continue reading

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Corruption? In MY Elections? Its More Likely Than you Think.

Money and politics have been intertwined since the beginning of government.  Today is no different.  While bribery laws have been around in the United States since the founding, an increasing amount of states have enacted specific laws related to bribery … Continue reading

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