Campaign finance violations? Lock them up! Oh wait, there are no penalties… Yet.

These people/groups are not following the law…

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At this time, no administrative penalties exist. Beginning with the 2018 Election Cycle, administrative penalties will be levied in the amounts of $300 (or 10% of contributions or expenditures not reported) for first time offenders, $600 (or 15% of contributions or expenditures not reported) for second time offenders, and $1,200 (or 20% of contributions or expenditures not reported) for third and subsequent offences respectively. These fines will be assessed when candidates or PACs fail to meet the filing deadline.

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“Our intention in releasing these names to the public is to further encourage candidates and PACs to bring their filings into compliance allowing the citizens of our state to review the extent of their fiscal responsibility,” said Secretary Merrill

Lovely.

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