Ducey Opposes Initiative That Would Bar Dark Money From Funding Political Campaigns
November 29, 2017 | azdailysun.com — PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey signaled his opposition to a new initiative to forbid anonymous funding of political campaigns, saying it would interfere with the ability of people to participate in campaigns without fear.
“I’ve always been a fan of more transparency,” the governor said Wednesday. And Ducey said his own campaigns have always complied with what’s required under Arizona law.
But Ducey said there’s a valid reason behind allowing people to contribute anonymously to efforts ensuring that some people are elected and others are not.
“I think people have a First Amendment right as well to participate and not be bullied,” he said.
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