Election Day 2020 Political Law Links

REMAINING FUNDS USE. NCM. “So what happens after November 3 to all the campaign funds that aren’t spent? Corrado says there are four ways the money is allowed to be used. 

STEIN OWES. BI. “The Stein campaign is now out of money, still owing tens of thousands of dollars to the FEC for failing to disclose how it was spending donations, mandatory reports sometimes filed over a year late.”

MONEY CHASE. NYT. “The 2020 election has blown past previous records to become the most expensive campaign in American history, with the final tally for the battle for the White House and control of the Senate and the House expected to hit nearly $14 billion, according to new projections made by the Center for Responsive Politics.”

FIRM GIVING. BI. “Lawyers at Jones Day, which provides outside counsel to President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, have donated $90,000 to Trump’s rival Joe Biden — and just $50 to Trump, according to a Reuters analysis.”

BUNDLER DISCLOSURE. VOX. “Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden finally disclosed the roster of his biggest fundraisers on Saturday, unveiling the names of the 820 people who have helped him build a big-money juggernaut.”

PLOWED THROUGH. AP. “President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.”

CA: IRVINE INVESTIGATION. VOC. “In a complaint to the Fair Political Practices Commission, city council candidate Mark Newgent points to a trip Khan took last year to the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend the Fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, saying it violated laws governing how elected officials can accept gifts.”

CA: CAP CONSDERED. DS. “The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will hold its initial public hearing on a proposal to cap individual campaign contributions to local candidates in any election at $20,000.”

MD: SAGA NEWS. FB. “Finance reports submitted by the Nick Mosby campaign show inconsistencies in the campaign’s bank account balance, according to a review by FOX45 News.”

OH: FUNDS FOR FEES. CLE. “Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder has spent nearly $950,000 from his campaign account on legal fees since his arrest in July on a federal corruption charge, according to the campaign-finance report he filed with the state on Thursday.”

TX: CORPORATE FUNDS ISSUE. TRN. “Fincannon said he acted quickly to set things right, returning $1,500 in political contributions to two local businesses Tuesday morning to avoid campaign finance violations.”

VT: FINAL REPORT. WCAX. “Friday night marks the final campaign finance report deadline for Vermont candidates before election day. Starting with the incumbent Governor Phil Scott has raised more than $95,000 since October 13th. That’s from about 300 contributors.”


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