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South Dakota campaign funds move sideways

By Denise Ross

Campaign funds move sideways, effectively skirting individual giving limits

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"… ard toward transparency in campaign financing," the Journal wrote. …"

"… inances from the State Integrity Investigation, released earlier this year.South Dakota is one of 19 states with a system of campaign finance regulation that allo …"

"… r, executive director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics.South Dakota and 12 other states place no limits on what state parties or political act …"

"… ributions.Bender believes that this regulatory structure essentially makes South Dakota's $4,000 limit on individual contributions to campaigns irrelevant — by …"

Secretaries of state lead charge for strict voter requirements

By Joe Henke and Emily Nohr

Activist state election officers are changing the role of a traditionally non-partisan job.

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"… ve President Barack Obama’s name from the general election ballot unless Hawaii sent him the president’s birth certificate.Bennett has since received it …"