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Electoral Politics in the West

June 13, 1997


Duane Bradley

station manager of Pacifica radio station KPFT.

Mary Thomas

programmer on KPFT.

A continuing tour around the country to hear from grassroots groups about their efforts to reform the electoral system and specifically to change the way that campaigns are financed.

Today, we’re joined by Samantha Sanchez the director of the Money in Western Politics Project of the Western States Center based in Helena, Montana. The project is a watchdog group that focuses on campaign-finance issues in eight western states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.