Pittsburgh Mayoral Hopeful Says Rivals Broke Finance Law

Law360, Philadelphia (March 22, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT) -- A Democratic candidate for Pittsburgh’s soon-to-be vacant mayoral seat sued two of his competitors in the upcoming primary election in state court Thursday, contending that they violated city campaign finance regulations.

City Councilman Bill Peduto, the principal author of the 2010 ordinance, seeks a preliminary injunction to prevent rivals Mike Lamb, the Pittsburgh city controller, and Jack Wagner, the former Pennsylvania auditor general, from using funds from other political accounts to bankroll their campaigns.

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