By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Former city councilwoman Darlene Harris is closing out 2021 by losing her case in appeals court.

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Judges in the Commonwealth Court upheld Pittsburgh’s campaign finance laws, which Harris was challenging over a $4,100 fine.

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The fine was levied for her failure to file campaign documents in her losing bid for re-election in 2019.

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The judges ruled that the fine was legal and not excessive.