Andrew Yang’s Campaign Says Over 450,000 People Have Entered Debate Contest


The campaign’s online raffle has met with deep skepticism from campaign finance experts, but they acknowledge that the Federal Election Commission is unlikely to stop him given that it currently does not have a quorum. “This campaign stunt is of dubious legality, at best,” said Brendan Fischer, the federal reform legal director at the Campaign Legal Center. “Handing campaign funds to supporters comes awfully close to violating the personal use prohibition. But Yang seems to be going ahead because he knows that the paralyzed FEC can’t tell him ‘no.’”

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