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Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors

A group of people in North Dakota calling themselves the North Dakotans for Public Integrity is really just a front group for a left wing group called Represent.US as the Associated Press uncovered recently. The ballot measure they're pushing (or...

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Dina Butcher delivers a proposed ballot measure creating an ethics commission to Secretary of State Al Jaeger. Pictures center, in the back, is fellow measure organizer Ellen Chaffee.

A group of people in North Dakota calling themselves the North Dakotans for Public Integrity is really just a front group for a left wing group called Represent.US  as the Associated Press uncovered recently . The ballot measure they’re pushing ( or ballot measures , I guess) is just a local iteration of what Represent.US calls the  American Anti-Corruption Act .

Basically what we have is a bunch of left wing activists who claim to be upset about money in politics. Except, based on their own actions, it really seems they’re just upset about money from interests they disagree with us.

“Represent.Us is a national, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization challenging the undue influence of well-financed interests over America politics through long term structural reform solutions,” the group states as its mission  on their IRS documents .

But how is this for undue influence of well-financed instersts?

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