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July 8, 2014 4:31 PM

Sweepstakes hearing needed

In April 2013, Democracy North Carolina, a group that advocates fairness and transparency in elections, filed a complaint with the N.C. Board of Elections about possibly illegal contributions from the video sweepstakes industry to state candidates. Members of both parties received the funds, including the state’s three top Republican leaders: Gov. Pat McCrory, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis.

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