Posts by Debra Lewis

TRANSPARENT & INDEPENDENT? LOOK TO CANDIDATE’S DONOR LIST!

Item 5, page 3 of the 11/4 DP Times caught my eye. “City Council Candidates File Second Round of Campaign Finances.”  Michelle Brough lists many corporations and other entities.  Makes you wonder. What do these donors expect in  return? On the other hand, Penny Maynard’s filing is significant for what it does NOT tell you.…

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We the $$$$

More than any other election, local elections impact your day to day life.  Local elections hit you where you live. Here’s the bad news — local elections are much CHEAPER to influence. Super PACS are now having a BIG impact on local government. $710 is the individual donation limit in Dana Point.  But with a…

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