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14 former political candidates sued for by watchdog agency


January 11, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Ethics Commission has filed more than a dozen lawsuits in a crackdown on former candidates who file campaign reports late or not at all.

The watchdog agency sued former state Sen. Anastasia Pittman and 13 other ex-candidates for public office, The Oklahoman reported . It also sued two political action committees and two lobbyists.

Documents filed Thursday assert the Ethics Commission made repeated efforts to collect the debts by certified mail and email before suing. The maximum fee allowed for each late report is $1,000.

Ashley Kemp, executive director o...

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