Md.'s Bartlett Cited for Campaign Finance Violations

Monday, 25 Jun 2012 09:07 AM

By Greg McDonald

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., has been fined $5,000 by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for filing incomplete and inaccurate campaign finance reports.
 
According to the Baltimore Sun, Bartlett who is expected to face a tough re-election fight this fall, received 25 letters from the FEC since 2009 warning him about the violations — more than any other member of the House.

In March, he finally agreed to a $5,000 settlement with the agency for what the Sun reported was “excessive and/or prohibited contributions, mathematical discrepancies, missing schedules, and inadequate contributor information.”

“All this is old stuff,” Bartlett told the Sun on Sunday. “We had a lot of stuff to get straightened out from the past and we’re doing that. When we learned there were problems with it, we dealt with it. And there was no intentional wrongdoing. We’re not trying to hide anything.”

The newspaper said Bartlett had struggled for more than 10 years to straighten out his campaign account, an issue that could pose a problem in his newly redrawn congressional district that political observers say now leans more Democratic than Republican.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Kay Hagan a No-Show for Final Senate Debate With Thom Tillis

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 22:59 PM

With North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan a no-show, Republican challenger Thom Tillis on Tuesday night faced an emp . . .

Republican Senate Likely, Say Election Experts

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:42 PM

With 13 days to go until nationwide elections on Nov. 4, several distinguished (and non-partisan) election experts on a  . . .

Florida Debate: Gov. Scott Slams Charlie Crist for Flip-Flops

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:31 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott blasted Democratic challenger and former Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday for saying whatever he th . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved