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March 1, 2013
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Bill requires disposal of unused campaign funds

Two Republican lawmakers want to close a loophole in Nevada law that allows some former elected officials to keep campaign cash in anticipation of a possible run at another office years down the road.Candidates who withdraw or are defeated in an election must dispose of unused campaign contributions by the 15th day of the second month after an election.But former public office holders are allowed to use unspent contributions in a future election, even if that may be years away, provided they receive at least $100 in campaign contributions. Receiving that nominal sum makes them a candidate under the law, …

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