Something’s amiss with the Summit Republican Party’s finances

Alex Arshinkoff claims he loaned his party $75,000, but there's no record of it.
When Scott Sigel made his presentation before the Summit County Board of Elections, he thought he was just doing his job. For five years, Sigel, a Republican-appointed board employee, had been in charge of filing and auditing campaign finance reports. But in December, he found discrepancies with his own party’s finances. He told the Board that the Summit County GOP had failed to submit receipts for numerous expenditures. “The numbers just didn’t add up,” he says. “The records were inauditable.” But that was the least of his concerns…

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