Arizona Republic: Tempe City Council Split on Clean-Elections Proposal

By Darren DaRonco, Arizona Republic

Tempe’s council wants to gauge if residents are as torn as their elected officials over creating a public-finance option for elections.

Tempe residents can offer their two cents on the city’s proposed plan during a special public meeting Monday evening.

The proposal, which calls for funding the clean-elections program by adding a five-dollar fee to every ticket the city issues, has so far divided the council.

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