Buttigieg Stopped Disclosing Wealthy Bundlers and Fundraiser Hosts After Controversy

The Washington Examiner

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has stopped disclosing wealthy "bundlers" and big-ticket fundraiser event hosts, despite promising earlier in the year he would make that information public. "Disclosure of them helps to hold candidates accountable and less chance of bundlers profiting off their bundling in the future," said Adav Noti, a senior director at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center and a former lawyer at the FEC. "Bundlers are important to disclose because, due to the contribution limits, no one person can bankroll a campaign. To raise the hundreds of millions of dollars to run a campaign, you need other people out there raising that money from their networks," Noti said.

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