SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Delaware Elections Law - State and Federal Communications

June 29, 2016  •  

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Delaware Elections Law

US Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to the Elections Disclosure Act. The lower court ruled requiring third-party groups and individuals to disclose their donors if they publish advertisements or other communications referring to a candidate in an upcoming election is constitutional. The law furthers the purpose of the 2012 ethics overhaul by closing loopholes allowing anonymous campaign-related advertising.

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