Tipton’s campaign stop in Avon raises legal questions

A January stop in Eagle County has become an embarrassment for U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. Tipton’s meet-and-greet Jan. 7 was either an event outside his district, which is…




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Readers can judge if it was a campaign event or not.

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20120107/NEWS/120109889&parentprofile=search

Why is it that most legislators can spend entire careers without ever being investigated for ethics violations, yet those who go to Washington or to Denver to represent us always end up doing stupid things that end up in ethics violations? This is strike two on the ethics front for Tipton. We deserve better.

By the way, Peter, if it is outside of his existing district and just happens to be inside a district that he does not but is hoping to represent, there is no way it could be serving his constituents. By definition, that makes it a campaign event.

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