Tuesday Twitter roundup

Why elections to the NC Supreme Court matter:

Good news out of North Carolina. @NC_Governor granted temporary stay in @NCGOP‘s illegal consolidation of Ethics & Election Boards. #ncpol https://t.co/NPQsKBo6yO

— Chris Lee (@politico_chris) February 13, 2017

Aside from the obvious usurpation of Roy Cooper’s powers as Governor, the Ethics Board doesn’t just look at campaign finance irregularities, they look at personal conflicts of interest, like filing bills that help lawmakers enrich themselves via investment portfolio holdings. Mixing the two would merely dilute both efforts, opening the door for corruption. Bad idea.

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