A formal request for LA Secretary of State’s investigation of Jindal’s official Rand Paul statement

Something Like the Truth

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The text of my email message sent today to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s office:

May 30, 2015

R. Kyle Ardoin
First Assistant
Secretary of State Tom Schedler
P. O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9125
Dear Mr. Ardoin:

Article XI sec 4 of the Louisiana Constitution prohibits the use of public resources to support or oppose a candidate for public office: 

“No public funds shall be used to urge any elector to vote for or against any candidate or proposition, or be appropriated to a candidate or political organization. This provision shall not prohibit the use of public funds for dissemination of factual information relative to a proposition appearing on an election ballot.”

The prohibition has been placed in statute La. R.S. 18:1465 and it articulates the penalty for violating this law:

§1465.  Prohibited use of public funds

A.  No public funds shall be used to urge any elector…

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www.dailykingfish.com lead curator; enjoyer of bourbon, the dynasty and the beverage. Reside in New Orleans. Louisiane peut vivre éternellement

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