CHART 2-A: CONTRIBUTION AND SOLICITATION LIMITATIONS

JURISDICTION

INDIVIDUALS

CANDIDATES
AND FAMILY

CONTRIBUTIONS
TO POLITICAL
PARTIES

CORPORATIONS

LABOR UNIONS

PACS

REGULATED
INDUSTRIES

LEGISLATIVE
SESSIONS

American
Samoa

Limited to no more than $100 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

Limited to no more than $100 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

Individuals: Limited to no more than $100 in aggregate

Corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, businesses, and organizations: Limited to no more than $250 in aggregate

Limited to no more than $250 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

Limited to no more than $250 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

Limited to no more than $250 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

Limited to no more than $250 in aggregate to a candidate, committee, or party

No restriction

Guam

Limited to no more than $1,000 in any calendar year to any one candidate in a primary election and then again in any general election

Limited to no more than $1,000 in any calendar year to any one candidate in a primary election and then again in any general election

Individual: No specific limits

Corporation: limited to $1,000

Others: Apparently proscribed by law

Limited to no more than $1,000 per candidate or political party, with a per event limit applicable

Prohibited

Limited to no more than $1,000 per candidate or political party

Banks may not contribute

No restriction

Northern
Marianas

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

No restriction

Puerto Rico

(1) In a non-election year: (a) to a candidate of a political party, a municipal or central directing body of a party, or an independent candidate—up to $1,000 per year and (b) to all candidates and parties—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; (2) in an election year: (a) to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year, (b) to any other candidate—$500 per year but not to exceed $2,500 per year for all other candidates, (c) to an independent group or committee that supports a candidate or political party—$500 per year, and (d) to all independent committees or candidates—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; and (3) in a primary election: to any candidate—$200

(1) In a non-election year: (a) to a candidate of a political party, a municipal or central directing body of a party, or an independent candidate—up to $1,000 per year and (b) to all candidates and parties— maximum total annual amount of $5,000; (2) in an election year: (a) to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year, (b) to any other candidate— $500 per year but not to exceed $2,500 per year for all other candidates, (c) to an independent group or committee that supports a candidate or political party—$500 per year, and (d) to all independent committees or candidates— maximum total annual amount of $5,000; and (3) in a primary election: to any candidate—$200

Candidates may not transfer contributions to parties

(1) In a non-election year: [a] to a municipal or central directing body of a party—up to $1,000 per year by an individual contributor and (b) to all parties (and candidates)— maximum total annual amount of $5,000 by an individual contributor

(2) In an election year to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year by an individual contributor

(1) In a non-election year: (a) to a candidate of a political party, a municipal or central directing body of a party, or an independent candidate—up to $1,000 per year and (b) to all candidates and parties— maximum total annual amount of $5,000; (2) in an election year: (a) to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year, (b) to any other candidate—$500 per year but not to exceed $2,500 per year for all other candidates, (c) to an independent group or committee that supports a candidate or political party—$500 per year, and (d) to all independent committees or candidates—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; and (3) in a primary election: to any candidate—$200

(1) In a non-election year: (a) to a candidate of a political party, a municipal or central directing body of a party, or an independent candidate—up to $1,000 per year and (b) to all candidates and parties—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; (2) in an election year: (a) to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year, (b) to any other candidate—$500 per year but not to exceed $2,500 per year for all other candidates, (c) to an independent group or committee that supports a candidate or political party—$500 per year, and (d) to all independent committees or candidates—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; and (3) in a primary election: to any candidate—$200

(1) In a non-election year: (a) to a candidate of a political party, a municipal or central directing body of a party, or an independent candidate—up to $1,000 per year and (b) to all candidates and parties—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; (2) in an election year: (a) to a candidate for governor, a political party, or a combination of both—$2,500 per year, (b) to any other candidate—$500 per year but not to exceed $2,500 per year for all other candidates, (c) to an independent group or committee that supports a candidate or political party—$500 per year, and (d) to all independent committees or candidates—maximum total annual amount of $5,000; and (3) in a primary election: to any candidate—$200

Banks may not contribute

 

 

No restriction

Virgin Islands

Limited to $1,000 in the aggregate per election to a candidate or candidate’s authorized political committee (or, if made to a multicandidate committee, $1,000 multiplied by the number of candidates); otherwise, unlimited

Candidate’s personal funds to own campaign: unlimited

Generally limited to $1,000

Limited to $1,000 in the aggregate per election to a candidate or candidate’s authorized political committee (or, if made to a multicandidate committee, $1,000 multiplied by the number of candidates)

Limited to $1,000 in the aggregate per election to a candidate or candidate’s authorized political committee (or, if made to a multicandidate committee, $1,000 multiplied by the number of candidates)

 

Limited to $1,000 in the aggregate per election to a candidate or candidate’s authorized political committee (or, if made to a multicandidate committee, $1,000 multiplied by the number of candidates)

Certain casino-related contributions are prohibited

No restriction

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