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Presidential Spending Limits for 2016

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 are listed below.

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

General Election Limit: $96.14 million

Overall Primary Limit: $48.07 million

State-by State Primary Limits:

State

Voting Age
Population

Expenditure
Limitation

Alabama

3,755,483

$2,888,400

Alaska

552,166

$961,400

Arizona

5,205,215

$4,003,500

Arkansas

2,272,904

$1,748,100

California

30,023,902

$23,092,100

Colorado

4,199,509

$3,229,900

Connecticut

2,826,827

$2,174,200

Delaware

741,548

$961,400

DC

554,121

$961,400

Florida

16,166,143

$12,433,800

Georgia

7,710,688

$5,930,500

Hawaii

1,120,770

$961,400

Idaho

1,222,093

$961,400

Illinois

9,901,322

$7,615,400

Indiana

5,040,224

$3,876,600

Iowa

2,395,103

$1,842,100

Kansas

2,192,084

$1,686,000

Kentucky

3,413,425

$2,625,300

Louisiana

3,555,911

$2,734,900

Maine

1,072,948

$961,400

Maryland

4,658,175

$3,582,700

Massachusetts

5,407,335

$4,158,900

Michigan

7,715,272

$5,934,000

Minnesota

4,205,207

$3,234,300

Mississippi

2,265,485

$1,742,400

Missouri

4,692,196

$3,608,900

Montana

806,529

$961,400

Nebraska

1,425,853

$1,096,700

Nevada

2,221,681

$1,708,700

New Hampshire

1,066,610

$961,400

New Jersey

6,959,192

$5,352,500

New Mexico

1,588,201

$1,221,500

New York

15,584,974

$11,986,800

North Carolina

7,752,234

$5,962,400

North Dakota

583,001

$961,400

Ohio

8,984,946

$6,910,500

Oklahoma

2,950,017

$2,268,900

Oregon

3,166,121

$2,435,100

Pennsylvania

10,112,229

$7,777,600

Rhode Island

845,254

$961,400

South Carolina

3,804,558

$2,926,200

South Dakota

647,145

$961,400

Tennessee

5,102,688

$3,924,600

Texas

20,257,343

$15,580,400

Utah

2,083,423

$1,602,400

Vermont

506,119

$961,400

Virginia

6,512,571

$5,009,000

Washington

5,558,509

$4,275,200

West Virginia

1,464,532

$1,126,400

Wisconsin

4,476,711

$3,443,100

Wyoming

447,212

$961,400

U.S. Territories

Amercian Samoa

n/a

$961,400

Guam

n/a

$961,400

Northern Mariana Islands

n/a

$961,400

Puerto Rico

2,736,791

$2,104,900

Virgin Islands

n/a

$961,400

* No population figures are given for the U.S. Territories (except Puerto Rico). The minimum amount is assumed.

 

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