August 8, 2013 •
West Virginia Gives Up Fight on Independent Expenditure Cap
A federal judge approved an order proposed by Secretary of State Natalie Tennant and a state PAC in which Tennant agreed not to enforce a law capping contributions to independent expenditure committees at $1,000.
The PAC had filed suit contesting the law, and the judge granted a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of the law.
Tennant decided it was not in the best interests of the state to continue to fight the issue in light of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United.
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