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S. 1917: Empower Act of 2019


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 20, 2019.


Empower Act of 2019

This bill modifies the system for the public financing of presidential primary and general elections.

The bill (1) eliminates spending limits on participating candidates, (2) increases the amount of matching funds for participating candidates by matching the first $200 of contributions by individuals to candidates at a 6:1 ratio, (3) requires participating candidates to agree to accept contributions of no more than $1,000, and (4) allows national parties to expend up to $100 million in coordination with participating candidates.