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Civics 101: What are campaign contribution limits?

Hank Hayes • Oct 22, 2018 at 11:25 AM

In Tennessee, campaign contribution limits have gone up for the 2018 elections based on changes in the Consumer Price Index.

Personal limits for local and legislative candidates are staying at $1,500 per election. The old limit for statewide candidates was $3,900 but is now $4,000.

Political action committee (PAC) giving limits for local and state House candidates have moved from $7,600 to $7,800 per election. PAC gifts for state Senate and statewide candidates have moved from $11,500 to $11,800.

The aggregate PAC limit, per election, for all elections except statewide ones has moved from $114,900 to $118,100.

The aggregate political party or caucus gift limit, per election, has moved from $30,700 to $31,600 for local and state House candidates. The limit for state Senate candidates has been raised to $63,000 from $61,300, while the limit for statewide candidates has gone from $383,000 to $393,800.

Source: Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance

 

 

 

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