A state candidate or state officeholder could not contribute more than $four,700 to a committee controlled by one other state candidate or state officeholder (together with a state or native election committee or officeholder account). This limit applies on a per election foundation and consists of, in the mixture, contributions made from the candidate’s or officeholder’s private funds and from campaign funds. This restrict doesn’t apply to a committee controlled by a state candidate to oppose his or her recall, a candidate-managed pollmeasure committee or a candidate’s legal defense fund. Notwithstanding the above, no individual, corporation, or other contributor could give more to a candidate or a candidate’s licensed political committee(s) than an amount decided under the regulation for the workplace sought by the candidate. This known as the election limit.
Public and administrative officers have engaged in randomized interventions or audits to check for policy effects, to encourage compliance with the regulation, or to distribute government resources or private danger to residents fairly. With rare exceptions, such audits have not been leveraged by scholars interested in American political growth or political history. Examples of randomized controlled trials conducted by companies or institutions throughout US history are provided, and a historical random audit of members of the US Congress by the Federal Election Commission is highlighted. We conclude with limitations and recommendation on the way to analyze the results of randomized managed trials performed by governments.
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