Contribution Limits

On June 26, 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Randall v. Sorrell, a case addressing the constitutionality of Vermont’s comprehensive campaign finance law, enacted in 1997. The Court was badly splintered on the reasoning, but the bottom-line vote was to strike Vermont’s spending...
07/05/2006
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QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.    2.  Whether the dollar amounts of Vermont’s...
02/06/2006
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QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.    2.  Whether the dollar amounts of Vermont’s...
06/15/2005
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For the first time since its decision in Buckley v. Valeo nearly 30 years ago, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the  constitutionality of campaign spending limits.  The case,  Randall v.  Sorrell, No. 04-1528, raises issues that go to the heart of our democracy...
01/01/2005
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