Rosie O'Donnell Tagged For Over-Donating To Political Candidates

Rosie O’Donnell’s campaign donations to Dems went over legal limit

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Federal Election Fee guidelines dictate that a person candidate might not obtain greater than $2,700 from anybody particular person per election.

Campaign donation limits apply separately to primaries, runoffs and general elections. "If 2,700 is the cut off - [candidates] should refund the money". "I don't look to see who I can donate most to ..."

O'Donnell said she donates often, and uses the online liberal fundraising platform ActBlue.

O'Donnell informed that the newspaper which donating to anti-Trump candidates eases her anxiety. Doug Jones (D., Ala.) in last year's special election, $3,600 to Rep. Conor Lamb (D., Pa.) in a special election this year, and various amounts to three additional candidates.

Campaign fillings show that Lamb has received an addition $1,000 for a different congressional district in November.

Liberal comic and inveterate Trump adversary Rosie O'Donnell exceeded the authorized restrict with marketing campaign donations to 5 Democratic candidates, a brand new report finds.

So, first off, $2700 is the legal limit to donate to a federal campaign per election. His campaign didn't return messages seeking comment. Lauren Underwood, the Dem nominee to take on Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Illinois 14th District) in the 2018 general election, got $4,200 in the primary.

And Omar Vaid, a little-known congressional candidate in Staten Island and Brooklyn, reported $3,450 in primary donations from O'Donnell, filings show.

Meanwhile, Vaid's campaign told the Post it "inadvertently designated" some of O'Donnell's money to the "wrong election" and would amend their campaign finance filings. Also, they'll give her the option of putting the $900 toward the primary elections, which would make it an allowable donation.

O'Donnell says that the donation website should be tracking FEC rules regarding donation limits, and that she was unaware that she was breaking any rules.

I don't even seem to Find out who I can donate almost all to ...

Both donors and candidates are legally liable for contributions over the limit. However, the celebrity claims that she did not do so purposefully and called for a refund of any money over the legal limit.

"You exceed the campaign finance limit and the law is the law whether you actually know it or not", he said. "Campaigns generally are not penalized for isolated contributions over a limit". However, multiple excessive donations may lead to an investigation.

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