Posted Thursday, December 07, 2017
"and your community will know,"
"whether or not you helped stop Roy Moore."
What's also public record are the names of sponsors and the pacs that pay for these threatening advertisements. On the corner of the ad is a link to ALvoteplan.com, which is paid for by an pro-Doug Jones super PAC called Highway 31. The Alabama-based super PAC has also come under fire for not disclosing its donors before the vote, which is required. From The Daily Beast: The biggest independent spender in the contentious Alabama Senate race is a super PAC backing Democrat Doug Jones. But voters will have no idea who is funding its seven-figure ad blitz until the election is over. Super PACs are required to disclose their donors, but the group Highway 31 has structured its spending in a way that campaign-finance experts say is almost unprecedented. While legal, it will have the effect of obscuring the group’s benefactors, who will have financed a series of ads over the last two months of the campaign propping up Jones and hammering his Republican opponent, former State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. Highway 31 has reported nearly $2 million worth of ads in the race, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission, making it the single largest independent spender of the general-election contest. The group filed what was expected to be its first itemized disclosure of donors and expenditures Thursday. But in the filing, Highway 31 said it had received and spent no money whatsoever. Read more @ (Link: www.thedailybeast.com)