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DCMR Chapter 30

3005 PRINCIPAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE

3005.1 With the exception of persons who make independent expenditures pursuant to the Act, only a candidate’s designated principal campaign committee, and its authorized committees, pursuant to §3000.5, shall accept contributions or make expenditures on behalf of that candidate.

3005.2 An individual who is a candidate for more than one (1) office shall designate a separate principal campaign committee for each office sought, except in accordance with §3005.3.

3005.3 A principal campaign committee supporting the nomination or election of a candidate as an official of a political party may support the nomination or election of more than one (1) candidate as an official of a political party.

3005.4 The principal campaign committee shall process contributions in the following manner:

(a) Contributions received by check, money order or other written instrument shall be consigned directly to the principal campaign committee; and

(b) The proceeds of any monetary instruments listed in subsection (a), cashed or redeemed by the candidate, shall be disallowed by the principal campaign committee and reported by the candidate, pursuant to §3002.3.

3005.5 No contributions shall be commingled with the candidate’s personal funds or accounts.