FirstEnergy Defends Its Role in $61 Million Bribery Scheme


Patrick Llewellyn, director of state campaign finance at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, said that Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2 is a good example of legislation that enables voters to know who is spending money to influence state elections. “Identifying the true source of big election spending ensures that wealthy special interests cannot hide behind shell corporations, super PACs, and other intermediaries when spending money to influence elections,” Llewellyn said.

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