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Pat Anderson blasts decision on state auditor campaign complaint

Although an administrative law judge summarily dismissed her complaint Thursday against State Auditor Rebecca Otto, Republican candidate Pat Anderson isn’t giving up.

In a statement released Thursday night, Anderson contended that she lost her complaint against Otto because of “technicalities.”

See Anderson’s full statement (PDF).

But administrative law judge Beverly Jones Heydinger’s ruling seems pretty clear; Anderson didn’t prove her case that Otto allegedly made false statements on the campaign trail.

Read for yourself, as we’ve obtained Heydinger’s full decision (PDF).

Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by Robert Langford on 10/08/2010 - 11:27 am.

    If you listen to Anderson (Wasn’t she called something else while she was the Auditor?) you immediately sense her defensive position is simply wrong. Pay attention to their debate and you quickly understand that Otto corrected very serious problems and “Anderson” is simply trying to obsfucte.

  2. Submitted by John Branstad on 10/08/2010 - 07:44 pm.

    Thank goodness our court system still relies on “technicalities” like facts and evidence!

    Imagine a newspaper writing a recap of the first two Twins playoff games and saying the Twins lost because of “technicalities” (like not scoring enough runs). That’s about how strong Ms. Anderson’s position is…

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