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El. Bd. Op. 1974-10

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The name and address of each contributor making a single contribution of $10 or less need not be recorded by a campaign treasurer, but the treasurer is under a statutory duty to exercise a "good faith" effort to seek to obtain such information if he knows or has reasonable cause to believe that a contributor’s aggregate contribution has or will exceed $10. (Issued to James W. Mohr, Jr., September 19, 1974)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on May 5, 2008. The G.A.B. directed an annotation be added alerting the public that statutory changes subsequent to the opinion’s issuance have raised the reporting threshold to $20. 1975 Wisconsin Act 93; §11.06(1)(a), Stats. With the addition of the afore-noted annotation, the opinion below fully incorporates the revisions directed by the G.A.B.