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NC House campaigns entitled to separate limits for 3/15 and 6/7 primaries

May 2, 2016

On April 28, the Commission approved an advisory opinion concluding that because a court order and state legislation created a new electoral situation, North Carolina’s June 7, 2016, primary election for the U.S. House of Representatives constitutes a separate election from North Carolina’s March 15, 2016, primary election for the U.S. House of Representatives. Accordingly, candidates who participated in both elections are entitled to a separate contribution limit for each. Reporting: To report contributions received (Schedule A) or made (Schedule B) for each of the NC primaries, check the "Primary" box and indicate the primary date  (e.g., "6/7/16") or check the "Other" box and indicate the primary date (e.g., "6/7/16"). See our February 25 tip and the Compliance page for information on the revised reporting schedule for North Carolina House campaigns and quarterly-filing PACs and party committees that make any previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the North Carolina House primaries. Should you have questions, please call 800/424-9530 (press 5 for the Reports Analysis Division or 6 for the Information Division).