“FEC Fines Former Rep. Grayson, Campaign Over Invitation Asking for Corporate Money”

BNA (subscription required) has the details. Spoiler alert: Rep. Grayson’s name was on a fundraising invite for a state candidate, asking for contributions from an “individual, corporation, PAC, or trust.” Grayson contends that a staffer approved his participation without his … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Ninth Circuit Affirms in San Diego Campaign Finance Case, Upholding Constitutionality of Ban on Entity Contributions and One-Year Time Limitation on Candidates Accepting Campaign Contributions; Court Holds Political Parties Have Constitutional Right to Contribute Directly to Candidates

You can read the opinion here.  [Disclosure: I am one of the attorneys for the City in this case.] The opinion reaches a contrary conclusion to Danielczyk on the question of the constitutionality of a ban on non-human entities contributing … Continue reading

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