What are some state and local resources to find candidate accountability?

Answer:

Here are some state and local government information resources to find accountability information both for election day and the terms after. * National Taxpayers Union Highlights Minnesota's yet-to-be-realized spending database. In addition they have worked with Project Vote Smart to promote budget issues. * StateVote 2008 From the National Conference of State Legislature * Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board All state candidates must file with the Disclosure Board regarding sources of income. * wcco.com - Reality Check Provides campaign fact checking with a local emphasis. * Eyewitness 5 - Vote 2008 Provides the "truth test." * Minnesota Independent From the Center for Independent Media * MINNPost.com * Citizens League Focuses on issues such as the "policy and poverty project" and "immigration and higher education study committee." * Americans for Tax Reform * Minnesota Budget Project Analyzes the impact of current office holders.

 

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