Maine’s slew of high-profile 2020 elections may have just gotten crazier
The complaint alleges that the $150,000 contribution was made by a company, the Society of Young Women Scientist and Engineers LLC, that popped up only a few weeks earlier and has no sources of revenue. The group that filed the complaint, Washington-based Campaign Legal Center, is known as a campaign finance watchdog that has previously gone after a super PACs that backed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump in 2016. This complaint targets the 1820 PAC, a super PAC that supports Collins, not the Republican senator’s campaign committee. Super PACs can raise and spend without limits to support any candidate, but cannot coordinate with that candidate.
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