Some information presented in this publication has been modified by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA).  An updated version of this publication will be available once the Commission completes its BCRA rulemakings.  In the interim, please visit the FEC’s BCRA page for additional information.

Supporting Federal Candidates: A Guide For Citizens

Prohibited Contributions

While most individuals are free to make political contributions, two categories of individuals are prohibited by law from making contributions: foreign nationals and individuals under contract to the Federal government. These and other prohibitions on contributions are explained below.

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