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Elections – Civil Practice – Standing – Advertisement Disclosures – Winning Opponent (access required)

In the “Disclosure Statute,” the General Assembly gave political candidates standing to sue for statutory damages when a political action committee ran a television advertisement without making the required disclosures. Even though plaintiff’s candidate won the election in question, plaintiff has standing to sue defendant for its violation of the statute. We reverse the trial court’s ...

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