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Editorial: It is time to strengthen campaign finance law



Politicians in Georgia, particularly Augusta, routinely flout campaign finance law by padding their donations, hiding donations or not filing documents at all. When caught, the offender pays the fine as a cost of doing business or ignores the matter completely.

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  1. Please ask the four District 129 candidates for their position on this topic. The campaign reform should also prohibit candidates from running, winning, and holding office if they are delinquent on property and state income taxes. Any legal action on Lori Myles’ fake campaign donation?

  2. You can straighten government from the federal level to the state level easily…no PAC money, no lobbyists and mandatory lifetime term limits..the government was designed for people to serve and go back home not make a career out of it..Joe Biden & Bernie Sanders are two of the biggest examples..it’s not party exclusive either..it’s also time for a 3rd party to be allowed to participate in debates and give “we the people” that are disillusioned with both parties an option for less government…

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