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‘Tis the season for holiday greetings!

The same disclaimer rules that apply to political committees’ election-related mailings also apply to holiday greeting cards. Any public communication made by a political committee—including communications that do not expressly …

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Getting help from your RAD analyst

As committees prepare for the busy election year, it’s a good time to learn how to identify and contact your committee’s Reports Analysis Division (RAD) Campaign Finance Analyst. Committees can …

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Online SSF solicitations

Many organizations that sponsor a PAC—a separate segregated fund (SSF)—maintain a website to provide information about the committee. If that website includes a solicitation for the SSF, that portion of …

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Best efforts to document receipts

Committees and their treasurers must make best efforts to obtain, maintain and report information required by law with respect to itemized receipts and disbursements. When reporting information is incomplete, the …

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Understanding exempt party activity

State and local party committees may take advantage of certain exemptions for activities that benefit candidates but do not result in contributions or expenditures. Exempt party activities allow state and …

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