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OUR VIEW: ELECTION REFORM


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POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 15, 2014

~~<p>The intent of Hawaii's public campaign finance options was to limit the influence of private money in the elections process, an ideal that's still valid today.</p>
<p>But competing with well-heeled competitors was tough, and it's been all but abandoned as an option, especially in the current era of super-PACs.</p>
~~

The intent of Hawaii's public campaign finance options was to limit the influence of private money in the elections process, an ideal that's still valid today.

But competing with well-heeled competitors was tough, and it's been all but abandoned as an option, especially in the current era of super-PACs. Login for more...



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