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Steve Hoersting (Center for Competitive Politics) has written an important article on the group’s blog dealing with “major purpose” tests.

The election bar and courts need to close the loop on a widely held concept: “Major purpose,” or more precisely, the lack of an electoral one, is an added shield against registration for organizations that show some potential for corruption.  “Major purpose” is not a sword, and is not itself a form of corruption.  Therefore, in the absence of any form of corruption recognized by the Supreme Court, an inquiry into an organization’s “major purpose” is immaterial, and damaging.

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