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AO 2007-03



Presidential candidate may solicit and receive private contributions for the general election while retaining the option of refunding the contributions and receiving public funds for the general election if he receives his party's nomination.


Final opinion March 01, 2007
Date Name Document type
03/01/2007 AO 2007-03 Final Opinion
03/01/2007 Amendment to OGC Draft (Chairman Lenhard, Vice Chairman Mason), Agenda Document 07-12-A Draft Documents
03/01/2007 Vote Votes
02/28/2007 Comment on OGC Draft by Patricia A. Fiori Comments and Ex parte Communications
02/22/2007 Draft AO (OGC), Agenda Document 07-12 Draft Documents
02/20/2007 Comment on AOR by Democracy 21 and Campaign Legal Center Comments and Ex parte Communications
02/01/2007 Request from Senator Barack Obama and Obama Exploratory Committee AO Request, Supplemental Material, and Extensions of Time


Role Name Type
Requestor Obama for America (formally known as Obama Exploratory Committee) Federal candidate/candidate committee/officeholder
Requestor Senator Barack Obama Individual
Counsel/Representative Perkins Coie LLP Law Firm
Counsel/Representative Ms. Rebecca Gordon Esq. Individual
Counsel/Representative Mr. Robert F. Bauer Esq. Individual
Commenter Campaign Legal Center Research/Public Interest/Educational Institution
Commenter Democracy 21 Research/Public Interest/Educational Institution
Commenter Ryan, Phillips, Utrecht & MacKinnon Law Firm
Commenter Ms. Patricia A. Fiori Esq. Individual
Commenter Mr. Paul S. Ryan Esq. Individual
Commenter Mr. Donald J. Simon Esq. Individual
Commenter Mr. J. Gerald Hebert Esq. Individual
Commenter Mr. Fred Wertheimer Individual