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Campaign contribution limits have increased in the province of Ontario, Canada for 2023. In a calendar year, a person individually may contribute $3,350 to each party, to each constituency association and nominations contestants of a party, and to each leadership […]

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British Columbia Legislature

Campaign contribution limits increased in British Columbia for 2023 to $1,401.40 for contributions to registered political parties, including their candidates, nomination contestants and registered constituency associations. Additionally, individuals can also contribute up to $1,401.40 to independent candidates and leadership contestants, […]

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit issued a ruling allowing trade associations representing banks to make campaign contributions. The New Jersey state law prohibits banks from providing financial support to candidates, but the court found there is […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Missouri Gov. Parson signed Senate Substitute for House Bill 2400 permitting certain limited liability companies (LLCs) to make campaign contributions to political committees. To qualify, the LLC must elect not to be classified as a corporation under federal law; be […]

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

Interim City Manager of Cincinnati, Ohio, John Curp, approved rules and regulations for the solicitation ban passed by City Council last year. Ordinance 0415-2021 prohibits councilmembers from soliciting campaign contributions from developers who have an interest before council, created the […]

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FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

“Going forward,” the Federal Election Commission (FEC) will require disclosure requirements for contributions received from limited liability companies (LLCs) be applied to independent expenditure-only political committees (i.e., Super PACs) in the same manner in which they are applied to all […]

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Virginia State Capitol - KWL / CC BY-SA

The Virginia Senate Privileges and Elections Committee has rejected a proposal to cap what are currently unlimited campaign contributions to state candidates. Senate Bill 44 would have limited the amount someone can give a candidate to $20,000 per election.

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Oregon State Capitol Building

Advocacy groups have filed three ballot measure proposals with the Office of Oregon Secretary of State, focusing on limiting campaign contributions and increasing donor disclosure requirements. For the proposals to be placed on the 2022 ballot, each proposal would need […]

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Massachusetts State Flag

Cambridge, Massachusetts City Council passed an ordinance limiting campaign contributions to municipal candidates and their committees from certain business entities to $200 annually. Business entities seeking a city contract will be required to disclose all campaign contributions made to candidates […]

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Cincinnati City Hall - EEJCC

Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously to approve two ordinances addressing corruption in city government. Ordinance 0415-2021 prohibits City Council members from soliciting campaign contributions from developers who have an interest in any ordinance before the council. The ordinance will be […]

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Sacramento, CA Skyline - Basil D Soufi

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) updated their regulations regarding local campaign contribution limits due to Assembly 571. The updates will add language to the regulations regarding candidates for elective city or county offices subject to the state contribution limits. […]

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South Carolina Capitol Building

The South Carolina Ethics Commission issued an opinion finding candidates for public office may not accept campaign contributions in the form of digital cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. Advisory Opinion 2021-001 references and adopts the reasoning of a similar opinion issued in […]

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Two Fort Collins City Council campaign finance ordinances were approved for final passage on September 15. Ordinance 109-2020 will allow unexpended campaign contributions to a candidate committee to be contributed to a candidate committee established by the same candidate for […]

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San Jose City Hall - by Daderot

The City Council approved a November ballot measure relating to contributions and gifts from lobbyists. The proposed measure would bar lobbyists from making campaign contributions. The mayor, council members, and senior administrators would also be barred from accepting gifts from […]

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