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‘Dark’ money influencing Atlanta elections

This month’s mayoral race ushered in a new era for Atlanta’s municipal elections.  Dark money donors—or Independent Expenditure committees—bombarded voters with billboards, text messages, and TV ads. Once fixtures on the national scene, these deep-pocketed donors are increasingly setting their sights on local elections to shape policies and anoint candidates. They remain anonymous, even as […]