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Your campaign donation might not end up where you think

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If you live District 52 in southern California near the Mexican border, your representative in Congress is the Hon. Duncan Hunter, first elected in 1980. The El Cajon Republican is seeking re-election in the fall mid-term elections. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, he’s raised $689,221 as of May 17 in the 2006 election cycle to keep his job.

Of that, says Political Money Line, $385,268 came from 440 individual donations — from people like Donald H. Cox, a Brawley farmer who gave $250; George Grant, the Cucamonga owner of Funco Buggy Manufacturing who gave $1,250; and Fernando Villa, a San Pedro physician who gave $2,900. These and 400-plus others, presumably, gave money to Rep. Hunter’s campaign committee because they wanted to support his re-election effort.

So why did Rep. Hunter’s campaign committee donate $1,000 to the congressional campaign committee of my representative in Congress, the Hon. John R. “Randy” Kuhl? Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

July 12, 2006 at 5:19 pm

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