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January 17, 2023  •  

Tennessee Contribution Limits Increase

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The Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance (BECF) published revised contribution limits for 2023 and 2024. The per person limit to candidates for statewide office increased from $4,300 to $4,900 per election. The per person limit for the Senate, […]

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The State Board of Elections published the new contribution limits summary sheet, which increases limits on January 1 of every odd-numbered year to reflect increases in inflation. The amount corporations and labor organizations may contribute in each election cycle increased […]

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Georgia’s 2021 Legislative session adjourned sine die on March 31. Among the measures passed is Senate Bill 202, which was signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp on March 25 and made sweeping changes to the State’s voting laws, including […]

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The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has increased contribution limits for the 2021-2022 election cycle. Effective January 1, an individual may not contribute more than $5,300 per election cycle to a candidate committee for statewide office and legislative office. Additionally, […]

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Today, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) published its price index adjustments for expenditure limitations and the federal lobbyist bundling disclosure threshold. The lobbyist bundling disclosure threshold has increased for 2020 from $18,700 to $19,000. This threshold amount is adjusted annually. […]

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At the request of Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, and in consultation with the office of the Governor, the Idaho Office of the Secretary of State is extending the February 10 filing deadline for PACs and candidates under the […]

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The Seattle City Council is considering legislation limiting the ability of Super PACs to spend unlimited amounts of money in Seattle elections. Council Member Lorena González introduced the Clean Campaigns Act to reduce the amount of money Super PACs funnel […]

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On December 12, an appeals court found Tennessee laws barring nonpartisan PACs from donating to candidates within 10 days of an election violate the state constitution and cannot stand. The ruling from the Tennessee Court of Appeals reinforces an earlier […]

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At a meeting of the Senate Campaign Finance Committee, Sen. Jeff Golden proposed new regulations that would place ceilings on the amount of money individuals and various types of political committees could give to candidates, campaigns, and one another. Oregon […]

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Gov. Kate Brown signed two campaign finance bills requiring more disclosures in Oregon elections. House Bill 2716 requires advertisements supporting or opposing a candidate to disclose who funded them. The bill also requires ads funded by non-candidate PACs to disclose […]

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The Elections Commission adopted legislative rules to enforce the provisions in Senate Bill 622. Provisions include increasing campaign contribution limits and disclosure requirements for PACs and independent expenditure groups. The commission worked on language to better clarify what committees and […]

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Last week, Gov. Gary Herbert signed six bills amending the state’s campaign finance laws. Updates include amended registration and reporting requirements for political action committees (PACs) and political issues committees (PICs). Additionally, updates modify provisions relating to the statement of […]

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Gov. Kristi Noem recently signed several campaign finance bills into law. House Bill 1189 provides any person who is subject to a Class 2 misdemeanor for campaign finance violations up to seven days to cure the violations prior to having […]

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Gov. Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 622 on March 27, with an effective date of June 7. The bill increases campaign contribution limits allowing $2,800 to candidates, $5,000 to political action committees (PACs), and $10,000 to party committees. The current […]

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