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CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND SPENDING LIMITS. DISCLOSURE. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Limits a contributor's campaign contributions per candidate to $100 for districts of less than 100,000, $250 for larger districts, and $500 for statewide elections. Committees of small contributors can contribute twice the limit. Contribution limits approximately double for candidates who agree to limit spending. Limits total contributions from political parties, and specified committees and individuals. Prohibits transfers between candidates. Limits fundraising to specified time before election. Prohibits lobbyists from making and arranging contributions to those they influence. Requires disclosure of top contributors on ballot measure advertising. Increases penalties under Political Reform Act. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Annual enforcement costs of potentially $1.5 million could result to the state. There are unknown, but potentially significant, costs to the state and local governments for campaign statements added to ballot pamphlets.
Ruth Holton Tony Miller Californians For Political Reform, 926 J Street, Suite 910, Sacramento, Ca 95814 (916) 444-0834
Campaign Contributions And Spending Limits. Disclosure. California Initiative 670 (1995).