Campaign Contribution Limits

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Campaign Contribution Limits

The maximum campaign contribution amount Candidates receive
for ANY election cycle (in the aggregate)

The Campaign Finance Act, O.C.G.A. § 21-5-41(k), authorizes the Campaign Finance Commission to raise or lower the maximum contributions limit set forth in the Act by $100 increments based on inflation or deflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index published by the United States Department of Labor.

On April 18, 2019, the Commission approved an increase in the maximum contribution limits as follows:

Statewide elected offices – (Candidates for Governor, Attorney General, Commissioner of Agriculture, Commissioner of Insurance, Commission of Labor, Lieutenant Governor, Public Service Commission, Secretary of State and State School Superintendent)

Primary Election

Primary Runoff Election

General Election

General Runoff Election

$7,000.00

$4,100.00

$7,000.00

$4,100.00

Seven thousand dollars

Four thousand one hundred dollars

Seven thousand dollars

Four thousand one hundred dollars

 

All other offices – (Candidates for General Assembly, County offices, Municipal Offices, District officials and all other elected positions other than statewide)

Primary Election

Primary Runoff Election

General Election

General Runoff Election

$2,800.00

$1,500.00

$2,800.00

$1,500.00

Two thousand eight hundred dollars

One thousand five hundred dollars

Two thousand eight hundred dollars

One thousand five hundred dollars

 

Note: the aggregate of monetary and in-kind contributions from the same contributor must also not exceed the maximum contribution limits authorized by the Act.