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Around the Valley: Influencing elections

Original post made on Nov 18, 2022

A close look at San Ramon's 2022 candidate campaign finance filings set off alarm bells for me. It appears special interests and outside money are creeping in to influence local elections while drowning out the voice of the residents.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 18, 2022, 5:06 AM

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Posted by Parent and Voter
a resident of Danville
on Nov 18, 2022 at 7:04 am

Parent and Voter is a registered user.

In the perfect world we would not have large outside donations influence local or Statewide elections. Unfortunately that ship has sailed. We have had big money donors such as Soros and Zuckerberg influences elections that are not even in their own communities.
The article was interesting but it really was only part news and part opinion and speculation.
Just an observation.

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