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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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