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Your entire donation is a contribution to LPEPC. Your contribution may be used in connection with Federal elections and is subject to the regulations and limitations of the Federal Election Campaign Act.
As noted in the Secretary of State campaign finance manual, the following is specific to Contributions to political parties:
Political parties cannot accept contributions from foreign citizens, foreign corporations, foreign governments, corporations, or labor organizations.
Political parties cannot accept contributions intended for a specific candidate.
No political party may accept aggregate contributions from any person – other than a small donor committee – that exceed $4,025 per year at the state, county, district, and local levels combined. Aggregate contributions to a state political party shall not exceed $3,350 per year. State, county, district, and local branches of the party should ensure proper communication to avoid exceeding aggregate contribution limits.
No political party may accept aggregate contributions from any small donor committee that exceed $20,325 per year at the state, county, district and local levels combined. The state level may receive no more than $16,925 of that amount.
Contributions to political parties from limited liability companies (LLCs) are subject to additional restrictions and reporting requirements. Please see the section on candidate committees for more information on what is required for LLC contributions.
The law prohibits contributions to candidates from LLCs whom the IRS treats as corporations, and from LLCs with publicly traded shares. Candidates and candidate committees may not accept contributions from Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), if any of the LLC members are a:
• Corporation or labor organization
• Natural person who is not a U.S. Citizen
• Foreign government
• Professional, volunteer lobbyist, or a principal of a lobbyist prohibited from contributing by 1-45-105.5(1), C.R.S.
For more information on campaign finance rules, you can access the Secretary of State campaign finance manual at: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/CampaignFinance/files/CPFManual.pdf