Esquire Magazine: Here comes the Dark Money in local races.


Again, not good:

The good folks at the Brennan Center have been studying the effect of the era of deregulated influence-peddling on local elections. Now, it long has been axiomatic around this shebeen that the real mischief gets done at the lower levels of government because subletting public officials at that level is a much more economically efficient method of getting things done. The Brennan Center folks actually studied this phenomenon and, yes, it's even worse than you thought.

You can read the rest at Esquire.

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