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Wall Street Journal weighs in on Scott Wagman’s illegal ads on Google

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From the Wall Street Journal: An online twist in a hotly contested race for mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., could signal trouble for local politicians advertising on popular Web sites like Google, Facebook and Twitter. (Update: 10 Connects story here.) The Florida Elections Commission has decided a mayoral candidate’s ads on Google and Facebook appear to violate the state’s election law because they don’t include a disclaimer that indicates who bought them. Read the rest of this national story.The candidate’s…

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