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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, Part II

By: Dan Carroll As detailed in a recent State of Elections post, a misguided 1996 New York State Board of Elections (BOE) decision treating limited liability companies (LLCs) as individual people rather than corporate entities. The decision allows LLCs to … 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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Citizens United: Does it affect New York elections?

by Andrew Bruskin The following is a follow-up to an original article written in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. According to several New York publications, not much has changed since this decision was handed down. The … Continue reading

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