What happens to campaign funds after the election is over?

11.25.2020 - By Civics 101

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It doesn’t always happen (and probably shouldn’t) but occasionally there are funds leftover at the end of the long campaign road. Of course, that money was supposed to help that candidate win — and nothing else. There are some restrictions on what they’re allowed to do with it once all is said and done. Deborah D’Souza lays down the facts about those funds.

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