Kansas ethics panel to hear campaign finance complaints
January 24, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell could be on the hook for potentially thousands of dollars in civil fines if an ethics panel finds he violated state campaign finance law.
O'Donnell faces nine counts of campaign finance violations for allegedly funneling money from his campaign account in 2015 and 2016 to his personal checking account and to four friends, according to the complaint.
O'Donnell could not be reached for comment Monday, but he has insisted in the past that he did not break state or federal law.
The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission...