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Contribution Limits 2013-14

 

  To each candidate or candidate committee per election To national party committee per calendar year To state, district & local party committee per calendar year To any other political committee per calendar year[1] Special Limits
Individual
may give
$2,600* $32,400* $10,000
(combined limit)
$5,000

No limit

National Party Committee
may give
$5,000 No limit No limit $5,000 $45,400* to Senate candidate per campaign[2]
State, District & Local
Party Committee
may give
$5,000
(combined limit)
No limit No limit $5,000
(combined limit)
No limit
PAC
(multicandidate)[3]
may give
$5,000 $15,000 $5,000
(combined limit)
$5,000 No limit
PAC
(not multicandidate)
may give
$2,600* $32,400* $10,000
(combined limit)
$5,000 No limit
Authorized Campaign Committee may give $2,000[4] No limit No limit $5,000 No limit



* These contribution limits are increased for inflation in odd-numbered years.

1 A contribution earmarked for a candidate through a political committee counts against the original contributor’s limit for that candidate. In certain circumstances, the contribution may also count against the contributor’s limit to the PAC. 11 CFR 110.6. See also 11 CFR 110.1(h).

2 This limit is shared by the national committee and the Senate campaign committee.

3 A multicandidate committee is a political committee with more than 50 contributors which has been registered for at least 6 months and, with the exception of state party committees, has made contributions to 5 or more candidates for federal office. 11 CFR 100.5(e)(3).

4 A federal candidate's authorized committee(s) may contribute no more than $2,000 per election to another federal candidate's authorized committee(s). 2 U.S.C. 432(e)(3)(B).
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