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ELECTIONS: Citizens can follow the money

Thanks for such an important and insightful editorial, “Citizens United bodes ill for Washington’s judicial races” (TNT, 4-4).

I agree with your final sentence: “The ultimate protection lies with Washington’s citizens.” But we citizens need to discover who is donating how much to the candidates so we can vote intelligently. We must follow the money in the campaigns.

Fortunately our great state has the top-ranked Public Disclosure Commission in the United States where we can find such data.

To discover this go to www.pdc.wa.gov; click “Search the Database,” then “Candidates,” then “Judicial” and you will see those running

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