Campaign Finance & Election
Campaigns should be open and free, not prone to manipulation through government financing schemes. And now the U.S. Supreme Court agrees.
The Goldwater Institute's Diane Cohen appeared on KFNX's Legal Ease with Dennis Wilenchik to discuss the settlement with Coconino County in the Tea Party T-shirt case.
The Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias took part in a policy forum at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. which explored campaign finance and the Goldwater Institute's U.S. Supreme Court case to block the matching funds provision of Arizona's Clean Elections law.
Goldwater Institute attorney Diane Cohen joined the Mitch and Joe Show on 105.1 The Big Talker in Flagstaff to talk about the settlement with Coconino County in the Tea Party T-shirt case.
Goldwater Institute attorney Nick Dranias joined KFYI's Jim Sharpe for a few minutes to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear the Goldwater Institute's lawsuit against the matching funds provision of Arizona's Clean Elections law.
On November 29, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear the Goldwater Institute's appeal of the 'matching funds' provision of Arizona's Clean Elections law. Attorney Nick Dranias joined KFYI's Mike Broomhead to talk about the latest developments.
PHOENIX – The U.S. Supreme Court announced today the justices will formally consider the Goldwater Institute’s challenge to the use of matching funds when tax dollars are given to state election candidates to finance their campaigns.
The Goldwater Institute asked for a preliminary injunction after Maricopa County said it would not allow voters to wear Tea Party T-shirts at the polls on November 2. KTVK 3TV reports a federal judge granted that request.
The Goldwater Institute's Starlee Rhoades went on Channel 12's Sunday Square Off to talk about the political races in Arizona, and other issues important to our state.
PHOENIX –The Goldwater Institute has asked a federal judge to issue a temporary restraining order against Maricopa County officials who have pledged to stop voters from wearing clothing that mentions the phrase “tea party” on Election Day, even when such clothing does not attempt to influence other voters.
The motion seeks to protect the free speech of voters such as Mark Reed of Scottsdale, who wants to wear a tea party T-shirt when he votes Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Goldwater Institute attorney Diane Cohen went on KFYI's Mike Broomhead Show to respond to Maricopa County Elections Director Karen Osborne, who said her poll workers will not allow anyone wearing a Tea Party T-shirt to vote on November 2, unless they cover it up.