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Contribution Limits

STATE OF MONTANA POLITICAL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS SUMMARY
This guide is just a summary - for complete requirements, see Title 13, Chapters 35 and 37, MCA.

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CANDIDATES
  To Own Campaign: No Limit

INDIVIDUAL Human Being
  To a Political Party Committee: No Limit
  To a Political Action Committee: No Limit
  To a Ballot Issue Committee: No Limit
  To a candidate for Governor/Lt. Governor: $1,990 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Other Statewide Office*: $990 per election cycle
  To a candidate for District Court Judge, PSC, and State Senate: $530 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Other Public Office**, including House of Representatives: $330 per election cycle

POLITICAL COMMITTEES
  To a Political Party Committee: No Limit
  To a Political Action Committee: No Limit
  To a Ballot Issue Committee: No Limit

INDEPENDENT POLITICAL COMMITTEES (PACs)
  To a candidate for Governor/Lt. Governor: $10,610 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Other Statewide Office*: $2,650 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Public Service Commission: $1,330 per election cycle
  To a candidate for State Senate: $800 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Other Public Office**, including House of Representatives: $400 per election cycle

Aggregate PAC limits for Legislative candidates:
  To a candidate for State Senate: $2,800
  To a candidate for State House: $1,700

POLITICAL PARTY COMMITTEES
  To a candidate for Governor/Lt. Governor: $23,850 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Other Statewide Office*: $2,650 per election cycle
  To a candidate for Public Service Commission: $3,450 per election cycle
  To a candidate for State Senate: $1,400 per election cycle
  To all other elected offices: $850 per election cycle

CORPORATIONS OR UNIONS
  May NOT contribute directly or indirectly to a candidate, § MCA 13-35-227

* Other Statewide Office
  Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Supreme Court Justice, Clerk of the Supreme Court

** Other Public Office
  State District (Public Service Commissioner, State Senate, State House of Representatives, District Judge)
  County (All County Elected Officials)
  City (All City Elected Officials)
  School (All School Districts)
  Trustees