Revolt roils Hall-Long’s Delaware gubernatorial campaign over $207,000 paid to husband
This article originally appeared in WHYY on November 16, 2023 and was written by Cris Barrish.
Below is Common Cause Delaware executive director Claire Snyder-Hall’s comment on the recent campaign finance controversy surrounding gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long.
Claire Snyder-Hall, executive director of Common Cause Delaware, a grassroots group that aims to protect and strengthen democracy, stressed that voters who contribute to campaigns “need to be able to trust that their money is being spent on legitimate campaign expenses rather than lining candidate pockets.”
She said that while it’s “encouraging” that Hall-Long amended the reports, the gubernatorial candidate should release the audit too “because that should go a long way in terms of restoring public trust. People do have questions.”
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