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Preparing for the next election (2018)

This article highlights some basic rules for candidates and campaign committees as they prepare for the 2018 elections.

Candidate definition

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

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Contribution limits for 2017-2018

Under the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act), certain contribution limits are indexed for inflation every two years, based on the change in the cost of living since 2001, which ...

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Preparing for the next election (2016)

This article highlights some basic rules for candidates and campaign committees as they prepare for the 2016 elections.

Candidate registration

Individuals running for federal office must register and designate a ...

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Contribution limits for 2013-2014

Under the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act), certain contribution limits are indexed for inflation every two years, based on the change in the cost of living since 2001, which ...

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Contribution Limits for 2009-2010

Under the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA), certain contribution limits are indexed for inflation every two years, based on the change in the cost of living since 2001 ...

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Winding down your federal campaign

This article answers common questions from candidates and officeholders who are registered with the Federal Election Commission (the Commission) but are “no longer actively seeking” election to federal office. Federal ...

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Contribution limits for 2007-2008

Under the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA), certain contribution limits are indexed for inflation every two years, based on the change in the cost of living since 2001 ...

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Contribution Limits for 2005-2006

Under the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA), certain contribution limits are indexed for inflation every two years, based on the change in the cost of living since 2001 ...

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