The recent dust-up created by false claims made by Legislative District 6 candidate Wendy Rogers about endorsements has led to confirmation that in fact, Rogers has not been endorsed by the AZ Citizens Defense League.
The confirmation has come as a relief to some, who were concerned that the non-profit organization had violated the law by endorsing a candidate. It was, however, a blow to Rogers’ supporters who had hoped to use the distinguished organization’s reputation to sell their candidate.
At issue is an endorsement of Rogers by an unaffiliated organization, AZ Citizens Defense League PAC, an organization operated by Drake Mitchell.
Mitchell, Rogers, or both were behind a mailer sent to Legislative District 6 voters illegally displaying the AzCDL logo without its permission…