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Buddy Roemer on Government Reform

 


Provide uniform presidential voting hours, until 11 PM EST

Roemer co-sponsored H.R.622, the Fair Voting Hours Act of 1985, which provides for uniform voting hours (between 8 o'clock a.m., eastern standard time and 11 o'clock p.m., eastern standard time) for presidential general elections beginning in 1988.
Source: Bill co-sponsorship records from Library of Congress Jan 22, 1985

Increase campaign donation limit from $1,000 to $2,500

Roemer co-sponsored H.R.4070, the Campaign Finance Reform Amendments, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to increase the limitations on contributions to campaigns for the House of Representatives & the Senate.

Raises the ceiling from $1,000 to $2,500 for an individual's total contribution to any candidate for the House of Representatives. Imposes a limit on the total amount such a candidate and his or her committees may accept from multicandidate political committees of $75,000 for a general o special election (with an extra $25,000 in the case of a run-off).

Imposes a ceiling on the total amount a candidate for the Senate and his or her committees may accept from multicandidate political committees. Sets such ceiling at:

  1. the greater of $25,000, or the product of $12,500 times the number of State Representatives or
  2. the greater of $75,000, or the product of $37,500 times the number of State Representatives (not to exceed $500,000), for a general, primary, or special election.
Source: Bill co-sponsorship records from Library of Congress Jul 8, 1981

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