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New Jersey Capitol Building

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) announced inflation adjustments to contribution limits for 2025. The contribution limit to gubernatorial candidates has risen from $4,900 in 2021 to $5,800 for the 2025 gubernatorial election. ELEC will also be applying […]

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British Columbia Legislature

Campaign contribution limits increased in British Columbia, Canada, for 2024 to $1,450.82 for contributions to registered political parties, including their candidates, nomination contestants and registered constituency associations. Additionally, individuals can also contribute up to $1,450.82 to independent candidates and leadership […]

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The Aurora City Clerk’s Office increased campaign finance contribution limits August 1 following a city code mandate. A person, political committee, or non-municipal political organization may not make aggregate contributions to a candidate committee or recall defense committee more than […]

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Rhode Island State House

Lawmakers passed a campaign finance bill to double contribution limits and define terms regarding in-kind donations. Senate Bill 846 raises the individual contribution limit from $1,000 to $2,000 per year and doubles permitted anonymous donations from $100 to $200. In […]

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Georgia State Capitol Building

The Georgia Campaign Finance Commission has voted to approve the increase to the campaign contribution limits. The limit for statewide offices increased from $800 to $8,400 for each primary and general election and from $400 to $4,800 for each runoff. […]

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February 21, 2023  •  

Vermont Raises Contribution Limits

Vermont Capitol Building

The Vermont state’s Elections Division increased contribution limits. Under the revised limits, contributions of up to $1,120 per election cycle may be made to state representative candidates, and contributions of up to $1,680 per election cycle may be made to […]

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FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) published the 2023-2024 election cycle contribution limits, which have been indexed for inflation. As required by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, the FEC must adjust certain contribution limits every two years. The individual […]

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North Carolina State Legislative Building

The contribution limit for candidates and political committees in North Carolina has increased as mandated by state law. The previous limit was capped at $5,600. The new limit is now $6,400 and took effect on January 1 of the new […]

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Elections Canada has published the federal contribution limits for the 2023 calendar year. In 2023, individuals may contribute up to $1,700 to independent candidates, leadership candidates, registered parties, and to, in total, all of the registered associations, nomination contestants and […]

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September 23, 2022  •  

Colorado Amends Campaign Finance Rules

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The Colorado Department of State approved permanent revisions to Campaign and Political Finance Rule 1505-6. The rule amendments include setting contribution limits to candidates for school district director from persons other than small donor committees for any regular biennial or […]

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Akron City Council Vice President Jeff Fusco introduced an ordinance to increase contribution limits for city candidates. The ordinance increases contribution limits for individuals giving to mayor and at-large council candidates from $750 to $1,000 per election and increases individual […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

Colorado lawmakers have proposed campaign finance limits for school board races for the first time. House Bill 1060 would cap individual donations at $2,500 and small donor committees at $25,000 per school board candidate. The legislation, however, won’t affect spending […]

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Oregon State Capitol Building

Honest Elections Oregon has hit an administrative roadblock in their crusade to bring campaign contribution limits to the state. Oregon, one of five states without campaign contribution limits, has seen municipalities take matters into their own hands. Honest Elections Oregon […]

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Elections Canada has published the federal contribution limits for the 2022 calendar year. In 2022, individuals may contribute up to $1,675 to independent candidates, leadership candidates, registered parties, and to, in total, all of the registered associations, nomination contestants and […]

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