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VIDEO: Who Gets Leftover Campaign Money?

by Countable | 11.15.16

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  • Christopher
    01/21/2017
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    The recipient should be given a choice; give it to the general campaign fund, a charity (501c3), or pay federal, state, and local income taxes on it at the highest tax rate; example 39.6% Federal.

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  • Mark
    11/16/2016
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    Once the money is donated I don't care what the candidate does with it after the candidate loses/drops out. The candidate can use it on hookers or drugs for all I care. That money belongs to the candidate now.

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  • Elisa
    02/07/2017
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    Must go to a good cause!

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  • KansasTamale
    02/05/2017
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    It's time for campaign finance reform. People in 1989 didn't have a clue of the money being spent today. There needs to be rules that put all campaign funds toward a REAL CHARITY OR give it back - with accounting to be turned in to the federal IRS.

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  • Charles
    02/09/2017
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    Campaign money that is leftover should go to pay down National debt.

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  • Jason
    11/15/2016
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    @EthanCords what have the DFL'ers used leftover campaign funds on?

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  • Johnna
    06/27/2017
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    We contribute to a candidate to help him get elected. What is leftover should be returned to the general campaign fund to help others get elected. Using it for personal use? I don't think so. If that is what they 'can' do then I would ask them to return it to the sender - for personal use. Obviously, the candidate didn't need it. On a side note.....in other democratic countries, this would be considered 'fraud'.

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  • sotirisg27
    11/16/2016
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    All of those aspects seem fair except for being able to donate it to another candidate.

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