"Madison GOP activist on the hunt for campaign finance law violations"
The Huntsville Times (al.com) reports: A Republican Party activist from Madison has taken it upon himself to scrutinize the campaign finance reports of every member of the Alabama Legislature, Huntsville City Council, Madison City Council and Madison County Commission.
Thomas Scovill says his research has uncovered multiple instances of sloppy reporting, mathematical errors, forms filed after deadline and other problems that may violate the state's Fair Campaign Practices Act.
Scovill generally e-mails his findings to a politician and gives the person a chance to explain things by filing amended campaign finance reports.
"Those amended reports are a good thing to do," he said Wednesday. "It says, 'I can't undo being wrong, but I can set the record straight.'" -- Read the whole report --> Watchdog report: Madison GOP activist on the hunt for campaign finance law violations | al.com