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.

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"… and challenger Colleen O’Brien “have protected criminals, not kids.”AlabamaFive Supreme Court seats are open in Alabama, but just one is contested. Fo …"

"… otected criminals, not kids.”AlabamaFive Supreme Court seats are open in Alabama, but just one is contested. Former Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) is fighting …"

"… tributions since joining the race.One of his biggest contributors has been Alabama Voice of Teachers for Education. According to state campaign finance recor …"

"… nance records, the teachers association PAC gave Vance $100,000 in October.Alabama law does not impose campaign contribution limits on individuals or PACs.Si …"