Jump to navigation
A month after the Supreme Court’s decision in McConnell v. FEC, the Sixth Circuit seemed to ignore McConnell in striking down many provisions of Kentucky campaign finance law.
This case involved a challenge to mandatory spending limits for mayor and city council in the City of Albuquerque.
Majors v. Abell was a challenge to Indiana's "disclaimer" law that requires any advertisement expressly endorsing or opposing a candidate for office to explicitly disclose its funders.
The Center, in its defense of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, focused primarily on defending the portion of the law that regulates campaign advertising by interest groups.
In January 2003, the Center filed an amicus brief in Federal Election Commission v. Beaumont, which involved a narrow exception to the ban on using corporate or union treasury funds for federal electioneering.