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Corporate food and beverage vendor discounts

An incorporated vendor of food and beverages may sell food and beverages at a discount, but not lower than cost, to a candidate’s campaign or to a political party committee. The cumulative value of such discounts (the difference between the normal charge and the amount paid by the committee) may not exceed $1,000 per candidate, per election, or $2,000 annually on behalf of all political committees of the same party. Vendor discounts given in the ordinary course of business to political and nonpolitical customers alike, however, are not subject to these limits.