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Sound Transit Violated State Law in Sharing Email Addresses

Washington State transit service Sound Transit violated state elections law by sharing the email addresses of ORCA transit cardholders with a campaign that is promoting an initiative to expand the light rail. The agency shared almost 173,000 email addresses. In doing so the Washington Public Disclosure Commission found that the group violated state law that prohibits public agencies from using public resources to assist a political campaign.

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