Tag:campaign spending

  • BOE increases amount of money people can give to candidates

    RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections has increased the maximum amount individuals can give to a candidate from $5,100 to $5,200. The change comes as a result of broad election and campaign legislation passed in 2013. It instructs the state board to index the contribution limit based…

  • Easley’s Behavior Shouldn’t Surprise

    Often when a public official is suspected (indicted, convicted) of misbehavior, observers ask, “How could this happen to such a good man (or woman)?” Or the political chatterers bemoan how, once again, power is intoxicating ether.