GRRC Tackles Key Clean Elections Regulation Today

Today the Governor’s Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) will consider whether the Citizen’s Clean Elections Commission (CCEC) has sufficiently curtailed its regulations in reaction to Proposition 306 passed by voters last year. If the preliminary sessions leading up to today’s vote are any indication, there will continue to be disagreement over CCEC’s role in campaign finance.

Passing Election Procedures Manual to GRRC Is a Solution In Search of a Problem

A well-intentioned bill has been introduced in the Arizona Senate to ensure the Secretary of State’s Election Procedures Manual does not stray from statute.  But injecting the Governor’s Regulatory Review Council into the Manual’s review and approval process might be a cure worse than the disease.