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Boston, MA — A Poll commissioned by the National Voting Rights Institute (NVRI) revealed overwhelming support for election campaign spending limits as a way of improving the fairness, honesty and integrity of elections. A remarkable 87 percent of voters support caps on campaign spending. The...
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STATEMENT OF THE ISSUES  I.  Whether the single justice erred in exempting cash accounts of the Commonwealth from a levy of execution to satisfy monetary judgments issued to certified clean elections candidates when such cash accounts are subject to execution...
In Daggett v. Webster, the Maine ACLU refiled its constitutional challenge to the Maine Clean Election Act. This law lowers campaign contribution limits, creates a voluntary system of full public funding for statewide and state legislative candidates, and strengthens state election laws. Maine...
Civil Action No. 98-223-B-H    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT  DISTRICT OF MAINE   Beverly C. Daggett, et al.,  Plaintiffs   v.   Peter B. Webster, et al., Defendants.     BRIEF OF MAINE PEOPLE'S ALLIANCE AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF CONSTITUTIONALITY OF...
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS  FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT   ____________________________________   Beverly C. Daggett, et al.,  Plaintiffs-Appellees   v.   Peter B. Webster, et al., Defendants-Appellants.   _______________________________   APPEAL FROM THE...
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