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Preparing for the 2020 elections

This article highlights some basic rules for candidates and campaign committees as they prepare for the 2020 elections.

Candidate definition

Under federal law, an individual becomes a “candidate” when he ...

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Sale or use of contributor information

Under the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act), information about individual contributors taken from FEC reports cannot be sold or used for soliciting contributions (including any political or charitable contribution ...

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