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Attorney Christian Sande named to Minnesota Campaign Finance board

Sande, who had run for secretary of state in 2006, replaces Andrew Luger, who’s in line to be U.S. attorney.

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed attorney Christian Sande to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.

He replaces Andrew Luger, who’s been recommended to become U.S. attorney in Minnesota.

Sande had campaigned as a DFLer for secretary of state in 2006 but withdrew from the race in favor of Mark Ritchie.

Sande’s law firm, with offices in Minneapolis and Seattle, focuses on antitrust and consumer fraud class-action litigation, investment fraud recovery,  commercial litigation and election and political law.

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Sande’s term on the board runs until Jan. 5, 2015.

The six-member Campaign Finance board oversees campaign finance registration and disclosure, public subsidy administration, lobbyist registration and disclosure and economic interest disclosure by public officials.