N.C.'s public financing system drowned out by outside spending

By Chris Young

State supreme court elections vulnerable to outside spending by ideological groups.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ohio":

"… d freedoms. Roy Moore knows our liberty is given by God, not government.”OhioFour candidates are competing for two open seats on Ohio’s Republican-dom …"

"… not government.”OhioFour candidates are competing for two open seats on Ohio’s Republican-dominated Supreme Court, while the court’s lone Democrat …"

"… tes have collectively raised nearly $2 million.Supreme Court candidates in Ohio can accept a maximum of $3,450 from individuals and $6,325 from organizati …"

"… incumbent Terrence O’Donnell, received from FirstEnergy Corp. The Akron, Ohio-based energy company contributed shortly after the judges began hearing ar …"