Los Angeles

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A Victory in Los Angeles!

The city election results are in for Los Angeles, and voters overwhelmingly approved Measure H, which could pave the way for a more robust Fair Elections-style campaign system. Measure H also bans city contractors from donating or fundraising for city races, striking a blow to the pay-to-play culture.

With a whopping 75 percent backing the measure, this also sends a strong message that people in Los Angeles support honest government and a system of elections that puts voters first.

Dirty Laundry

How do you circumvent donation limits and exploit a matching donation program to boot? Ask the real estate developers who "launder" contributions to the Los Angeles mayor and city council as explored this report by the local NBC affiliate (transcript and video available).