Gary Goldsmith told the board at its meeting Tuesday that he wants to leave the post.
The Minnesota government agency that keeps watch over campaign finance regulations will likely see a changing of the guard, perhaps even this summer. Gary Goldsmith, who has served as executive director of the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board for eight and a half years, told the board at its meeting Tuesday that he ...
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Republican Senate candidate Brandon Anderson needed $800, and quick, in order to qualify for the public subsidy for legislative candidates. So he proposed that he and fellow GOP candidates swap donations to each other to help them all qualify -- a move that has attracted the attention of the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Political watchers waiting for a firm ruling on the months-long debate over whether the Republican Party of Minnesota is responsible for 2010 gubernatorial recount debt might still be seeking answers after a key campaign finance board meeting next week.
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