Thanks to Jeff Olson at Apress for championing this book from idea to reality. Thanks also go to the Apress team for introducing me to their electronic publishing system, and to Robert Hutchinson and Rita Fernando for their final edits that strengthened the book.

Most of all, I want to thank the teams of people who supported me in 2004 and 2006, and the amazing 2010 Vote Kemp Team that formed around the cause of seeing an independent and capable candidate become governor of Idaho. I am grateful that the team stayed true to the cause of shedding light on the darkness at work in state politics, so that voters can see what is at work in state politics. May the light keep shining on all elected officials and candidates for office! ...

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