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Virginia: Mayor Wilder more than a month late with campaign finance report

Style Weekly reports: Richmond Mayor L. Douglas Wilder's political action committee, Reformer for Mayor, has yet to file its campaign finance report, due Jan. 18, as required by state law.

Wilder's other campaign finance filings with the city and state are replete with incomplete donor entries, apparently in violation of state law. And he also has yet to release how much money his $125-a-plate inaugural ball raised Jan. 3.

Not including the ball, Wilder reports raising $446,000, according to city and state filings, and spent $283,000. Wilder has said he plans to put leftover campaign funds into a political action committee.

Barely two months after Wilder swept into office promising a new era of political accountability at City Hall, the late and incomplete filings raise questions about the former governor's willingness to play by his own rules. -- Style Weekly in Richmond, Virginia