Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County fined for campaign finance violation

Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County fined for campaign finance violation

Posted: Mar. 21, 2019 10:12 PM
Updated: Mar. 21, 2019 10:12 PM

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concerned citizens of dekalb county now faces a 300 dollar fine for campaign finance violations.the dekalb county election board issued the fine after a complaint was filed by a steuben county man accusing the group of operating as a political action committee.fox 55's cody butler has more. david powers heads up concerned citizens of dekalb county.the group petitioned for dekalb central's 37 million dollar facility project to appear on the ballot in may.but a billboard across the street from dekalb high school that says it was paid for the by the group caught the eye of jonathan franks ... who filed the complaint. powers says c-c-d-c is considered a non-profit corporation.but that wasn't the case.so the dekalb county election board fined c-c-d-c 300 dollars.by law ... it could've been fined up to one thousand dollars. dekalb county clerk holly albright says they imposed the fine to send a message that people need to pay attention when campaigning in elections. she adds cases like this are unusual for the county. now powers is ready to move on. 3
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