Questioning the Candidates at the State, Local Levels
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Several newspapers and open government coalitions used Sunshine Week to question local and state candidates on government transparency. The North Carolina Open Government Coalition put freedom of information questions to all statewide candidates and The Charlotte Observer followed that with questions to each of 19 county commission candidates. The Denton, TX Record Chronicle put questions to 76 local candidates and FOI Oklahoma said it would all state candidates to sign an open government pledge.