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Proviso Probe

Thursday, April 12, 2007

POL, Stroger campaign committee fined over $250K

CBS-2 (Sun-Times News Group):
State officials want to slap more than $250,000 in fines on Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s campaign committee for failing to properly report contributions.

Election officials say it is one of the biggest penalties they have leveled, and it comes after months of complaints about problems with other Stroger-related campaign accounts.

The Stroger campaign failed to report 78 contributions before the election. That seems like no big deal, if they were small contributors. But it appears the contributions total over $250,000.

That's almost $3,300 per contribution. How many of those contributions you figure came from high ranking county employees and companies doing business with the county?

BTW, it seems like some of the local committees are not in compliance with election law about disclosure. More on this later.

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  • Todd Stroger has done what was expected. He is an incompetent wimp and we knew it.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:17 PM, April 14, 2007  

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