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WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, whose fundraising practices have drawn scrutiny in the past, appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the recent midterm campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Federal candidates can collect $2,700 from a single donor during a primary election, followed by an additional $2,700 from the same person during the general election.
The article goes on to state the following:
But the federal agency flagged dozens of contributions to McSally from more than 60 donors that appear to exceed those limits, including one who cut a $10,000 check during the general election alone, according to an analysis of FEC records. The agency said in a letter on Monday that McSally has until early March to correct any record-keeping issues, or refund the money.
While many campaigns regularly cut refund checks when donors give too much, a spokesman for McSally said she can’t control how much her supporters give. He said that her campaign is reviewing the matter.
AZ GOP Sen. Martha McSally appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the midterm, per the FEC.
While many camps cut refund checks, a McSally spokesman said she can’t control how much supporters give. https://t.co/NBXuhIINEY
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 1, 2019
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