November 2, 2016 •
St. Louis, MO Mayor Signs Bill Establishing Contribution Limits
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay recently signed Board Bill No. 53CSAA, establishing contribution limits for municipal candidates.
Effective November 25, 2016, no person, entity, or committee may contribute more than $10,000 to any local candidate during the general election period. The bill also establishes an ethics commission to investigate alleged campaign finance violations.
Any person violating campaign finance law will be subject to a fine of at least $100 but not more than $500 per violation, a term of imprisonment for 90 days per violation, or both.
Photo of Mayor Francis Slay by Astuishin on Wikimedia Commons.
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