Puerto Rico Enacts New Election Code - State and Federal Communications

June 13, 2011  •  

Puerto Rico Enacts New Election Code

Capitol of Puerto RicoThe law repeals Puerto Rico’s previous election code and is effective immediately. The new election code creates a State Commission of Elections which will oversee all election and campaign finance rules and regulations.

The legislature has indicated that they are currently working on updating the campaign finance provisions which will create the Law for the Financing of Political Campaigns in Puerto Rico.

Photo of the Capitol of Puerto Rico by Mtmelendez on Wikipedia.

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