Virginia: Campaign Finance Reform
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A reform package that includes a variety of campaign finance reform and ethics reforms. Most critical are contribution limits and prohibition for legislators to use campaign donations for personal use.
Previous efforts to address Virginia’s corruption have stalled out, but there is renewed momentum to pass reforms in 2024.
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The Latest On This Campaign
George Santos controversy spurs calls for campaign finance reform in Virginia
Dec 6 2023
New York Congressman George Santos was expelled from the House of Representatives and faces federal indictment. But Virginia legislators noted some of the campaign spending crimes he’s accused of are legal in the Commonwealth.Read More
Millions funneled into Virginia primaries reignite calls for campaign finance reform
Jul 11 2023
The spending also resparked calls for campaign finance reform in Virginia, which has long placed some of the fewest restrictions on campaign spending in the nation.Read More
Virginia’s lenient campaign finance laws
Jun 20 2023
But citizens have been fed up for decades with the state’s weak campaign laws, which invite the highest bidder to buy our politicians.Read More