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How much do you think large monetary contributions to campaigns can sway elected officials?

Way too much; it’s seriously time to big take money out of politics.
Enough to reevaluate campaign finance laws and how they impact our political system.
Maybe a little; but in the end they still must answer to voters.
Not a concern; it’s how things work, and any serious candidate must stack some chips.

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The following article was posted on May 22nd, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 43 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 43

Corrections

• A recent article (“Arroyo Grande hates on charter-bashing bill,” May 16) confused two South County municipalities’ interests in becoming charter cities. Grover Beach put a failed charter measure on the November ballot. Arroyo Grande has yet to pursue such a measure but has formed a committee to analyze the cost-benefit of moving in that direction.

• A photo subject was misidentified in the May 16 Strokes “Boasting the roasting.” The Coastal Peaks Coffee employee pictured is Roastmaster Phil Grant.