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Published by Commissioner of Political Practices in Helena, Mont .
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Other titlesState of Montana summary of contributions and expenditures of candidates and ballot issue committees
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opposing the ballot issue and in no case greater than the $6, transfer limits discussed in Chapter 7. 6. Money Given to Ballot Issue Committees A ballot issue committee can receive unlimited contributions from an individual, business entity, or any other organization. In addition, there is no restriction on the amount that a campaign finance. Candidates for office in Virginia may accept contributions from these types of candidates or political committees. However, it is important for you to review the provisions of § and Section of this Summary prior to accepting contributions from these types of committees. The Report of Contributions and Expenditures is a financial report required for all committees or parties that accept contributions or make expenditures to support or oppose a candidate or an initiative seeking access to the ballot and/or a referendum placed on the ballot . Independent Expenditure Committees And Candidates. Elections & Redistricting. Bill Summary. or maintaining an independent expenditure committee to receive contributions or make expenditures for or against any candidate for the same office in the same district or, in the case of a statewide candidate, for or against any candidate for the.

What is an Issue Committee? An Issue Committee is: any person, other than a natural person, or; any group of two or more persons, including natural persons; whose major purpose is supporting or opposing a ballot issue or ballot question, and has either. accepted contributions in excess of $, or; has printed or more petition sections. Campaign Finance Database Our on-line database contains candidate and committee (itemized) contribution and expenditure information by election cycle. Summary total files for election cycles through are accessible from within the database section of our web site. Launch the Campaign Finance Database. Presidential candidate map. Search presidential data such as money raised, money spent, cash on hand and debt. Help for candidates and committees. Help for individuals and groups who are active in federal elections. Research legal resources. Explore relevant statutes, regulations, Commission actions . Super PACs in Federal Elections: Overview and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service Summary Super PACs emerged after the U.S. Supreme Court permitted unlimited corporate and union spending on elections in January (Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission).

For information about ballot measure committees controlled by a state candidate or officeholder, see FPPC Campaign Disclosure Manual 3. A State Candidate Contribution Limits A candidate seeking election to a state office is subject to contribution limits from a single source per election. For purposes of contribution limits, the primary. Both statewide and local ballot issue committees must file a Form C-2, Statement of Organization, with the COPP within five days after the issue becomes a ballot issue, , MCA. A ballot issue committee's initial Form C-6, Political Committee Finance Report must include all contributions received and expenditures made by the committee. Committees include candidate committees, ballot issue committees, slates, legislative caucus committees, party central committees, and political action committees (PACs). Principal Political Party – means a political party whose candidate for Governor received the highest or second highest number of votes at the last gubernatorial election.   Federal Election Commission, that sanctioned the creation of Super PACs, political action committees that may raise and spend unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations, labor unions, and interest groups, so long as they do not make donations to candidates and spend money independent of candidates. These court decisions raised the prospect of a new sphere of .