Campaign result apps blooming.

As I watch the first of the results of the election come in, I’m struck by the wide variety of options of websites offering data. Until this election, we’ve been left obsessively reloading the SBE’s website, hopping around from precinct to precinct, district to district, trying to remember what the numbers were when last we […]

The SBE will charge $25/filing for paper campaign finance reports.

From the governor’s budget cut plan (2MB PDF) that was announced today, I see this bit in the listings of cost savings through budget cuts and revenue increases: Implements an administrative fee of $25 per report for campaign finance disclosure reports filed in paper form. Electronic filing software is made available free of charge to […]