Anti-Moore super PAC ad draws strong criticism from Secretary of State’s Office

December 5, 2017

By Samuel Mattison
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill labeled a new political attack ad against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore as “voter intimidation” based on its spreading of misinformation on voting records.

Merrill’s office was contacted Monday with claims that a political ad paid for by the Super PAC Highway 31 purposefully misled people on whether voters’ personal information would be public knowledge.

“If you don’t vote and Roy Moore—a child predator—wins, could you live with that? Your vote is public record and your community will know whether or not you helped stop Roy Moore,” the ad read.

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Nine campaign committees, PACs still have not filed 2016 Annual Reports

November 9, 2017

By Staff
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office published a list of principal campaign committees and political action committees that have yet to file their 2016 Annual Report. This report documents all money raised or spent by a candidate or committee each year.

The Secretary of State’s Office says that it made numerous attempts to notify each committee member listed in the FCPA system starting May 1, 2017. Notice was delivered to each committee by phone, mail and email.

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