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Clean Elections holds dark money rule, but passage likely (access required)

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The Citizens Clean Elections Commission will wait a month before voting on a rule that would force disclosure from “dark money” groups that spend money to influence Arizona elections. But the commission appears likely to approve the proposal over the objections of Secretary of State’s Office and the business community.

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A Faustian deal or a grand bargain

It’s no secret the Clean Elections Commission has enemies at the Capitol who have been seeking its destruction year after year, but CCEC Executive Director Tom Collins and attorney Joe Kanefield told commissioners today that there is an opportunity to reach a compromise.

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