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Make it easier to seek office


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

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.

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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