Brendan Horan has been referred to the Police by the Electoral Commission:
Police are investigating whether a newspaper advertisement for New Zealand First MP Brendan Horan broke electoral rules.
The advertisement, which appeared in the Weekend Sun on November 11, was not authorised in writing by the party secretary and did not have a promoter’s statement, which all election advertising is required to have.
The Electoral Commission said it had referred the matter to police.
It is really unacceptable for all these breaches. Yet another reason why an Independent Commission Against Corruption needs to be created. Electoral offices cut to the heart of our democracy. The Police in teh past have shown an unwillingness to do anything at all about these transgressions.
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