Tag Archives: Legacy Foundation Action Fund

Dark money group says appeal should go forward (access required)

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A dark money group urged the Arizona Court of Appeals to allow it to challenge the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s authority to levy a $96,000 fine against it after a judge ruled that it missed the deadline for filing an appeal, a case that could settle the long-running dispute over the extent of the commission’s jurisdiction.

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‘Dark money’ group: AZ’s trigger law unconstitutional

The Legacy Foundation Action Fund, an Iowa-based 501(c)(4) tied to consultant and Ducey ally Sean Noble that ran ads in April criticizing Smith for his leadership of the US Conference of Mayors, is suing the Clean Elections Commission and Maricopa County elections officials in response to the complaint filed by Smith’s campaign.

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Smith alleges illegal Ducey coordination (access required)

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Attorneys for Scott Smith filed a complaint with the Arizona Secretary of State's Office and the Citizens Clean Elections Commission today alleging illegal coordination between Doug Ducey’s campaign for governor and an outside group that funded an ad blasting Smith.

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It’s a knotty world

Formed in 2008, The Legacy Foundation, the Iowa-based parent organization of the politically active Legacy Foundation Action Fund that is targeting Smith, has waded into Arizona politics before.

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