CFB Cracks Down on Coordinated Democrat Cheating

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The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board today levied a $100,000 civil penalty against the Minnesota DFL Senate Caucus for illegal campaign coordination with thirteen of their candidates in the 2012 election. The thirteen Democrat Senate candidates involved are Oberloh, Jensen, Saxhaug, Carlson, Dahle, Eken, Franzen, McKendry, Schmit, Clausen, Johnson, Kent, and Koenen. It is one of the largest campaign finance fines in state history. In its ruling, the Board indicated it also plans to fine each of the candidate’s campaigns, since properly reclassifying the expenditures means that the candidates illegally exceeded their campaign contribution and/or spending limits. A total of over $300,000 in illegal contributions were not reported by the campaigns. “Senate Democrats were so intent on winning at any cost and throwing huge money into the …