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El. Bd. Op. 1978-05

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Effect of Exceeding Personal Contribution Limit on Eligibility for Public Financing: A candidate who has exceeded the limit on contributions to his own campaign after October 21, 1978 is ineligible to receive a public financing grant, even if the candidate's committee reimburses him for the excess amount. §§11.50 (2)(b), 11.26 (10), Stats. (Issued to David M. Travis, May 18, 1978)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on August 27, 2008