Dan Walters: Campaign disclosure shouldn’t be this complicated

Let’s begin with the bedrock principle that voters deserve full disclosure of who’s giving money to whom for what.

In fact, we’d be much better served to make full and immediate disclosure of campaign funds our sole regulation of political money, rather than the complex mélange of federal and state laws, regulations and court decisions that now purport – but fail – to protect the political process.

So from that standpoint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission is correct in demanding, as it has done for the last couple of weeks, more information about the source of $11 million in money that flowed into a committee against Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30 and for Proposition 32.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/06/4963472/dan-walters-campaign-disclosure.html#mi_rss=Dan%20Walters#storylink=cpy

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