Political Radar


November 18th, 2013

State Rep. Rida Cabanilla has been fined $500 by the state Campaign Spending Commission for filing an inaccurate or false campaign-finance report.

Cabanilla held a fundraiser in March but reported raising no money when she filed her campaign-finance report for the first half of the year. She subsequently reported raising $5,830.

Cabanilla was named House majority floor leader in October after Rep. Karen Awana resigned the leadership post after facing campaign-finance violations.

The Campaign Spending Commission imposed the fine at its meeting last Wednesday,

2 Responses to “Fine”

  1. Especially Incognito:

    500 dollars is a slap on the wrist.
    She is also in conflict of interest
    when was in room and not really absent,
    but excused herself from voting.
    This may have influenced a true voter
    turn around or out.

  2. ohiaforest3400:

    Guess her honesty -- or competence -- was missing in action when she filed that report, just like she was missing in action when it came time to vote on SB1. Maybe she'll have to quit her leadership post like Awana. One can only hope!

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