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Weidner questions: Where is the money from? “I will not allow special interests and PACs to get to the ‘trough.’ I will protect your tax dollars.” –Sandy Weidner “It has been published that my opponent’s campaign has a remarkable amount of money for a mayoral election. We have all seen the effect of that; a stream of large, colorful, glossy, campaign literature appearing in our mailboxes,” veteran City Council member and Mayoral candidate Sandy Weidner stated. Per his July campaign finance report, more than 64 percent of Mason’s funds came from Political Action Committees (PACs) and out of town donors. It was noted Root Works and Machinery Row. Cory Mason is a founding member of Root Works. It is wise to look at who is donating money and ask what benefit they might expect to derive from it. Sandy Weidner was a persistent skeptic and opponent to those projects and the Sandy Weidner money they cost taxpayers. She has pledged to keep a vigilant eye on the taxpayer’s that Vandewalle and Associcheckbook. The overwhelmates of Madison were early ingly local, small donors to her big donors to his campaign. campaign take pride in that. This special interest has re“Why would people in ceived in excess of $400,000 for consulting work related to New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee care about who is mayor of the City of Racine?” Weidner asks. “It is because big money donors will have access to the ‘trough.’ The ‘trough’ is all that public money that will be available to pay for projects like Machinery Row and the Arena. Those are the individuals who choose to contribute, because there is something in it for them. That is not how it should be. Those days must come to an end.” “I will protect your tax dollars,” Weidner emphasizes. To learn more, visit sandyweidnerformayor.com. Vote Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Authorized and paid for by Citizens to Elect Sandy Weidner, Jim Sewell, Treasurer.