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Will Special Interest PACs Get Council Incumbents Re-Elected? By Mary Marlow

10/15/2020 9:30 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

Beginning in 2010, after the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United decided corporations and unions could raise and spend unlimited money, in elections, Political Action Committees (PACs) have dominated spending in national and local elections.

In Santa Monica, PACs have spent between $160,000 and $458,000 to re-elect City Council incumbents in every election over the past ten years.

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