He wants to control how people vote and when you don’t vote his way you’re out. He has law makers running scared.
Bloomberg-backed lobbyists were allegedly threatening to run attack ads against lawmakers who did not vote for the measure while also promising to dump money into their opponents’ campaigns during election season. This political strong-arming resonated with at least one lawmaker.
“This may very well be my last election because of my vote today,” Assemblyman Richard Carrillo (D-Las Vegas), who voted against the measure, told the AP. “They [MAIG] have deep, deep pockets.”