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Gary Goldsmith discusses campaign finance reform during the May 14 annual meeting of the League of Women Voters’ Cottage Grove/Woodbury chapter. Goldsmith is executive director of the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

League of Women Voters forum: Campaign disclosure advocates look long term

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Any successful attempt at broader campaign finance disclosure laws likely would require a groundswell of public support, advocates predicted, and it will take time.

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Efforts to disclose financing information of nonprofit groups and independent organizations that influence elections is actively opposed by some of those groups, transparency advocates said.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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