Campaign finance requirements for Virginia ballot measures
Virginia law designates any group in support or opposition of a referendum as a referendum committee, listed under the laws governing Political Action Committees (PAC's).
Statement of Organization
Under Virginia law, any organization that has a 501c(3), c(4), or c(6) designation can register as a referendum committee if a statewide referendum campaign expects to spend $10,000 or more in expenditures for a statewide campaign, $5,000 for a county campaign defined as two or more municipalities, or $1,000 for a single municipality. The Referendum Committee must file after they have a referendum qualified on the ballot within ten (10) days of qualifiying.
Campaign finance requirements
Reporting requirements and reports
Campaign advertising restrictions
Terminating a committee
- "Virginia Legislature" Virginia Campaign Finance Act of 2006(Referenced Statute 24.2-945.1 Virginia Code)
- "Virginia State Board of Elections" Virginia Referendum Committee Summary(See Section 2.1, Page 13)
- "Virginia State Board of Elections" Virginia Referendum Committee Summary(See Section 2.2, Page 13)
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