July 26, 2017 •
NM Sec. of State Releases Revised Campaign Finance Rule Draft
After the first comment period ended on July 19, Sec. of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver has released a revised campaign finance rule draft.
One revision would require a person who makes independent expenditures of $3,000 or less in a non-statewide race to report identifying information on each person who contributes more than $200 in the previous 12 months, while statewide races would require spending of $7,500 or less for the same level of disclosure.
Interested individuals may submit official comments on the revised draft until 5:00 p.m. on August 29, 2017.
The final rule is expected to be completed this fall with an October 2017 effective date. The revised rule is available on the secretary of state website.
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