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  • Letter to the Editor: Follow the money

    Dean Wallace|Jun 10, 2024

    I encourage all voters to do what I did – see who is funding their local candidates. I searched for our incumbent legislators – Sen. Jerry Klein, Reps. Robin Wesiz and Jon Nelson. I expected to see some listed contributions from small towns across my district, like Fessenden, Harvey, Rugby, New Rockford, Maddock and elsewhere. Honestly, I was shocked by what I found. There was nothing of the sort. Over 80 percent of the money funding their campaigns were from lobbyists PACs, special interest funds, former and current elected officials and pol...