7.25 political law links

ELECTION LAW NEWS. Wiley Rein’s latest Election Law News is here.

TODAY AT THE FEC. More about today’s meeting agenda is here.

FORMER CANDIDATE SENTENCED. WP. “The Justice Department says a former congressional candidate in Rhode Island has been sentenced to three years in prison for fraud and campaign finance violations.” DOJ’s Press Release is here.

FORCING VOTE. HILL. “One of the bills the senators will try to secure a vote on will be Warner’s Foreign Influence Reporting in Election (FIRE) Act, which would require political campaigns to report foreign contacts to the FBI and the Federal Election Commission.”

STEARNS TO PAY. OCALA. “The former Republican congressman must pay $15,000 for using campaign funds for personal use years after leaving office.”

PA: WHO’S GIVING. PE. “The latest campaign-finance reports from the 2020 presidential candidates, filed last week, offer a snapshot of how the race is sizing up across the Philadelphia area. All told, donors around here have given roughly $2.7 million through June 30 to the two dozen or so candidates who hope to be their party’s nominee next year.”


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