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October 1, 2021  •  

Contribution Limits Increased

Georgia State Capitol Building

The Georgia Campaign Finance Commission has voted to approve the biennial increase to contribution limits. The limit for statewide offices increased $600 up to $7,600 for each primary and general election and $400 up to $4,500 for each runoff. The […]

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August 30, 2021  •  

Contribution Limits Upheld

Multnomah County Courthouse - by Ajbenj

Judge Bloch of Multnomah, Oregon County Circuit Court ruled contribution limits do not violate free speech and are constitutional. The ruling allows for a $500 limit on individual campaign donations. This limit was put into place by voters in 2016, […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Wisconsin lawmakers introduced seven bills to address a campaign finance system perceived to favor wealthy donors. The proposed campaign finance reforms include lower contribution limits for statewide candidates; a broader definition of political action committee; a prohibition on making expenditures […]

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New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

Effective September 28, New Hampshire House Bill 263 increases contribution limits and reporting, registration, and itemization threshold amounts for political committees. The bill limits contributions to PACs to $10,000 and raises the registration and reporting threshold for those committees to […]

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Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down three provisions of Alaska’s campaign finance law. In Thompson Vs. Hebdon the plaintiffs challenged four of the state’s finance contribution restrictions. After being remanded back to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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Montana Capitol Building - gillfoto

Montana Gov. Gianforte signed a bill raising contribution limits to state candidates. Senate Bill 224 raises the limit to $1,000 for candidates filed jointly for the office of governor and lieutenant governor; $700 for a candidate to be elected for […]

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario building - Saforrest (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

On April 19, a campaign finance bill in Ontario concerning contribution limits, political activities, and voting processes received Royal Assent. Bill 254, the Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021, allows individuals to make contributions in an amount up to $3,300 per […]

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Los Angeles from Santa Ana Freeway - by Pag293

The City Ethics Commission announced the mandatory annual adjustments to limits and thresholds in the city’s campaign finance laws. The new limits apply beginning with any city election for which the fundraising window opens after March 1, 2021. The per person […]

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario building - Saforrest (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

On February 25, a bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to increase the province’s contribution limits and make other changes to its election laws. Bill 254, Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021, as introduced by Attorney General Doug […]

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US Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons

Today, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) published the 2021-2021 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 […]

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Downtown San Diego, California

The Registrar of Voters has announced an increase to the limits on contributions made to local candidates. The increase from $850 to $900 comes due to an increase in the consumer price index. This increase is effective from January 1, […]

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Irvine City Hall - by Azusa Tarn, via Wikimedia Commons

The Office of the City Clerk of Irvine has announced an increase to the limits on contributions made to local candidates. The raise from $530 to $550 comes due to an increase in the consumer price index. This increase is […]

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North Carolina State Legislative Building

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has announced an increase in the limits on contributions made to candidates. The limit will increase from $5,400 to $5,600 due to the 2.8% rise in the consumer price index from 2018 to […]

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Oregon State Capitol Building

House Democrats introduced a bill putting the 2006 voter approved campaign contribution limits on hold until at least July 2021. House Bill 4124 would give lawmakers more time to pass new campaign contribution limits to replace those approved by voters. […]

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