Exposing political corruption- How qualified is [Democrat] Vermont State Attorney General William Sorrell at competently understanding Constitutional law? "The State of Vermont must pay $1.4 million in legal fees after a 1997 campaign finance case was successfully argued by lawyers representing the state's Republican Party and others." Att. Gen. Sorrell's response: "[it] was a bitter pill to swallow." -Addison Eagle, 09-15-07 Hardworking taxpayer's money is being squandered is it not? You the citizen are qualified to judge!
Excerpts: 1999 Guide to Vermont's Campaign Finance Law
- Published by the Office of the Secretary of State; August 1999; Deborah L. Markowitz, Secretary of State
|Title 17 Chapter 59 Campaign
§ 2805a Campaign Expenditure Limitations: Amounts
(a) The following campaign expenditure limitations shall apply to all candidates for all primary, general and local elections, whether or not a candidate accepts Vermont campaign finance grants under subchapter 6 of this chapter, is financing his or her campaign from private contributions, or from the candidates own resources or that of his or her immediate family.
(1) A candidate for governor shall limit campaign expenditures (emphasis added) to no more than $300,000 in any two-year general election cycle.
d) For purposes of this section, the term “candidate’ includes the candidate’s political] committee
Black’s Law Dictionary, 6th Edition Lawless- Not
subject to law; not controlled by law; not authorized by law; not
observing the rules and forms of law.
Can you find below any corruption that manifested itself with the governor(s) Campaign Expenditure Limitations? Did any of these candidates exceed the $300,000 limit prescribed by Law?