Mysterious so-called pop-up PACs boost attack ads days before election

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Georgia Recorder
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Every two years, PACs like this form late to strategically hide their donors so voters are left in the dark about the true funding of these mysterious, brand new super PACs, said Maggie Christ, a senior researcher at the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that favors stronger election laws. “There’s a real problem from a transparency standpoint,” Christ said. “Disclosure of course certainly still has value after the election, but it’s especially important for voters to be able to know who’s trying to influence their vote beforehand.

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