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HOME / BROCHURES / PUBLIC FUNDING OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS / SPENDING LIMITS 2015

Presidential Spending Limits:"If the Election Were Held in 2015"

As one of the conditions for receiving public funding, Presidential candidates must agree to abide by certain spending limitations. The limits applicable to publicly funded candidates running in 2016 will not be available until early in 2016. In the meantime, the chart below contains the limits "if the election were held in 2015."

For additional information on the public funding program, please consult our brochure Public Funding of Presidential Elections.

General Election Limit: $96.03 million

Overall Primary Limit: $48.01 million

State-by State Primary Limits:

State

Voting Age
Population

Expenditure
Limitation
Alabama
3,741,806
$2,874,500
Alaska
550,189
$960,300
Arizona
5,109,792
$3,925,400
Arkansas
2,259,350
$1,735,700
California
29,649,348
$22,777,000
Colorado
4,109,494
$3,157,000
Connecticut
2,821,247
$2,167,300
Delaware
731,367
$960,300
DC
543,588
$960,300
Florida
15,839,713
$12,168,300
Georgia
7,604,061
$5,841,500
Hawaii
1,111,117
$960,300
Idaho
1,203,384
$960,300
Illinois
9,892,106
$7,599,200
Indiana
5,014,928
$3,852,500
Iowa
2,381,172
$1,829,200
Kansas
2,181,355
$1,675,700
Kentucky
3,400,843
$2,612,600
Louisiana
3,536,183
$2,716,500
Maine
1,071,112
$960,300
Maryland
4,625,863
$3,553,600
Massachusetts
5,354,940
$4,113,700
Michigan
7,686,087
$5,904,600
Minnesota
4,175,347
$3,207,600
Mississippi
2,262,810
$1,738,300
Missouri
4,670,966
$3,588,300
Montana
798,555
$960,300
Nebraska
1,414,894
$1,086,900
Nevada
2,175,874
$1,671,500
New Hampshire
1,059,672
$960,300
New Jersey
6,926,094
$5,320,700
New Mexico
1,583,623
$1,216,600
New York
15,517,321
$11,920,600
North Carolina
7,656,415
$5,881,800
North Dakota
570,955
$960,300
Ohio
8,955,859
$6,880,000
Oklahoma
2,925,352
$2,247,300
Oregon
3,112,217
$2,390,800
Pennsylvania
10,086,316
$7,748,400
Rhode Island
842,321
$960,300
South Carolina
3,747,734
$2,879,100
South Dakota
642,768
$960,300
Tennessee
5,054,826
$3,883,200
Texas
19,841,344
$15,242,400
Utah
2,038,787
$1,566,200
Vermont
504,976
$960,300
Virginia
6,457,174
$4,960,500
Washington
5,458,809
$4,193,500
West Virginia
1,470,179
$1,129,400
Wisconsin
4,457,375
$3,424,200
Wyoming
445,830
$960,300
U.S. Territories
Amercian Samoa
n/a
$960,300
Guam
n/a
$960,300
Northern Mariana Islands
n/a
$960,300
Puerto Rico
n/a
$960,300
Virgin Islands
n/a
$960,300

* No population figures are given for the U.S. Territories. The minimum amount is assumed.

 

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