Moffitt violates ethics rules with campaign announcements

Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen-Times article:

Two state lawmakers have violated ethics rules that prohibit the use of General Assembly email for campaign purposes. …

Ethical Principal and Guideline 7, drafted in 2007, says lawmakers may not conduct campaign activities in state offices or with state equipment. …

Republican Rep. Tim Moffitt, who is running for re-election in House District 116, sent his announcement to a reporter at the Citizen-Times on Feb. 15. …

He said he did not intend to break the rules. He sent the announcement from home. …

He had both his personal and legislative email accounts open and, he said, used the wrong one by mistake.

“It is a violation of the ethics,” he said. “My apologies.”

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0 thoughts on “Moffitt violates ethics rules with campaign announcements

  1. D. Dial

    Coiffed, botoxed and ignorant of franking priviledges, and he gets to decide on our water???

  2. sharpleycladd

    It is all a misunderstanding with Mr. Moffitt. All of it.

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