NC Democratic Party pays $24,000 to SBOE

BY J. ANDREW CURLISS - Staff Writer

The state Democratic Party on Thursday forfeited more than $24,000 to the state Board of Elections to "address and resolve" questions about the party's role in past donations of flights and gifts that are tied to the campaign of former Gov. Mike Easley.

The state party's chairman, David Young, said party officials had believed that seven donations of flights and gifts made in 2003 and 2004 had gone to the party. However, he said, there are now questions about whether the party received the benefit.....

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Comments

What is it with these governors

like Mark Sanford, who get (someone else) to pay back what they took illegally in the first place and then don't even suffer any consequences?

How does paying the money resolve this and why should the Democratic party be doing it???