Any amount in excess of 50 must be promptly disposed of and may be used for any lawful purpose unrelated to any federal election campaign or candidate. Continue reading below while.
For instance an individual is only allowed to donate 2 800 directly to each candidate per election but because of the supreme court ruling that donor could give the same amount to 25 or 100.
How much money can you donate to a campaign. The federal election commission fec has released the campaign contribution limits for individual private citizens for the 2019 2020 election cycle including the presidential election on november 3 2020. The amount an individual can contribute to a candidate for each election was increased to 2 800 per election up from 2 700. For example connecticut restricts individual spending to 1 000 for a candidate in a state senate race and 250 for a candidate for a state house seat.
The per calendar year limits became effective on january 1 2019. She could give the remaining 2 500 to the candidate. The individual contribution limit for the 2019 2020 election year is 2 800 per federal office candidate committee per election this amount is assessed in odd numbered years to adjust for inflation as needed.
The contribution limit for an individual is 2 500 per election so the donor could give a total of 5 000 toward the primary and the general. 3 additionally a national party committee and its senatorial campaign committee may contribute up to 49 600 combined per campaign to each senate candidate. Democratic presidential candidates have spent the past year fervently trying to fundraise money for their white house bids burning through the cash at a rapid pace.
50 limit on anonymous contributions. An anonymous contribution of cash is limited to 50. The other 39 states restrict the amount of money that any one individual can contribute to a state campaign.
These limits are typically dependent upon the office the candidate seeks. 100 limit on cash contributions a campaign may not accept more than 100 in cash from a particular source with respect to any campaign for nomination for election or election to federal office.