Wichita Prohibits Corporate Contributions - State and Federal Communications

January 4, 2024  •  

Wichita Prohibits Corporate Contributions

Downtown Wichita - by StarksWinter

The Wichita City Council amended the campaign finance ordinance to prohibit city candidates from accepting political contributions from corporations and limited liability companies.

Individuals, political action committees, sole proprietorships, professional associations, and partnerships continue to be permitted to make campaign contributions.

A violation of the ordinance is a misdemeanor, with penalties of up $2,500 in fines and six months in jail.

The ordinance was passed as an emergency measure, making the changes effective immediately.

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