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Full disclosure required for potential candidates

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - Anyone considering running for public office is now required to provide an FBI clearance along with the local police clearance. Chairman of the oversight committee on public safety Senator Adolpho Palacios (D) sent a letter to Police Chief Paul Suba and the Guam Election Commission, reminding them that the law now requires all candidates to provide a federal clearance.

The law was created after former senator Matt Rector failed to disclose his 1983 California burglary conviction when he ran for office.

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