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Mark Dayton appoints two to Campaign Finance Board

Andy Luger and Deanna Wiener have been appointed to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board by Gov.

Andy Luger and Deanna Wiener have been appointed to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board by Gov. Mark Dayton.

The six-member board, whose members are appointed by the governor to four-year, staggered terms, oversees campaign finance registration and disclosure, public subsidy administration, lobbyist registration and disclosure, and economic interest disclosure by public officials.

Luger is a Minneapolis attorney who had been an assistant U.S. attorney in both Minnesota and New York. He was co-chair of the Republican National Convention Public Safety Planning and Implementation Review Commission in 2008. He replaces Terri Ashmore on the board.

Wiener, a former DFL state senator from Eagan, was chair of the Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Insurance and the Education Subcommittee of the Higher Education Budget Division. She now works in real estate. She replaces Robert Milbert.

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The other four board members, all appointed by former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, are:

  • Board Chair John Scanlon
  • Hilda Betterman
  • Greg McCullough
  • David Swenson.