Contribution Limits

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527 organization
Business (not a corporation)
Candidate committee
Corporation
Federal PAC
Independent expenditure committee
Issue committee
Labor union
Natural person
Political committee
Political party
Small donor committee

 

 

527 Organization

Donor Contributing to Limits
527 Organization Attorney General If allowed, same limits as natural persons
CU Regent If allowed, same limits as natural persons
District Attorney If allowed, same limits as natural persons
Governor and Lt. Governor If allowed, same limits as natural persons
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3400*
Regional Transportation District (RTD) If allowed, same limits as natural persons
Secretary of State If allowed, same limits as natural persons
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education If allowed, same limits as natural persons
State House of Representatives If allowed, same limits as natural persons
State Senate If allowed, same limits as natural persons
State Treasurer If allowed, same limits as natural persons
*State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.


 

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Business (not a corporation)

Donor Contributing to Limits
Business (not a corporation) Attorney General Primary*
$550
General*
$550
CU Regent Primary*
$200
General*
$200
District Attorney Primary*
$200
General*
$200
Governor and Lt. Governor Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400*
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limits
Secretary of State Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State House of Representatives Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Senate Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Treasurer Primary*
$550
General*
$550

* All candidates may accept contributions for the primary and general election. The Governor and Lt. Governor are considered one committee and the contribution and spending limits for governor apply to the joint committee.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.


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Candidate Committee

Donor Contributing to Limits
Candidate Committee Attorney General Prohibited
CU Regent Prohibited
District Attorney Prohibited
Governor and Lt. Governor Prohibited
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee Prohibited
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550*
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400 of unexpended campaign funds only**
Regional Transportation District (RTD) Prohibited
Secretary of State Prohibited
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Prohibited
State House of Representatives Prohibited
State Senate Prohibited
State Treasurer Prohibited

* Only if the stated purpose of the political committee includes supporting the candidate who is contributing.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.

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Corporation or Labor Union

Donor Contributing to Limits
Corporation or Labor Union Attorney General Prohibited
CU Regent Prohibited
District Attorney Prohibited
Governor and Lt. Governor Prohibited
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) Prohibited
Regional Transportation District (RTD) Prohibited
Secretary of State Prohibited
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Prohibited
State House of Representatives Prohibited
State Senate Prohibited
State Treasurer Prohibited

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Federal PAC
See Rule 7.1

Donor Contributing to Limits
Federal PAC Attorney General Primary*
$550
General*
$550
CU Regent Primary*
$200
General*
$200
District Attorney Primary*
$200
General*
$200
Governor and Lt. Governor Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400**
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limits
Secretary of State Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State House of Representatives Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Senate Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Treasurer Primary*
$550
General*
$550

* All candidates may accept contributions for the primary and general election. The Governor and Lt. Governor are considered one committee and the contribution and spending limits for governor apply to the joint committee.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.

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Independent expenditure committee

Donor Contributing to Limits
Independent expenditure committee Attorney General Prohibited
CU Regent Prohibited
District Attorney Prohibited
Governor and Lt. Governor Prohibited
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee Prohibited
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) Prohibited
Political party (per calendar year) Prohibited
Regional Transportation District (RTD) Prohibited
Secretary of State Prohibited
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Prohibited
State House of Representatives Prohibited
State Senate Prohibited
State Treasurer Prohibited

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Issue committee

Donor Contributing to Limits
Issue committee Attorney General Prohibited
CU Regent Prohibited
District Attorney Prohibited
Governor and Lt. Governor Prohibited
Independent expenditure committee Prohibited
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) Prohibited
Political party (per calendar year) Prohibited
Regional Transportation District (RTD) Prohibited
Secretary of State Prohibited
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Prohibited
State House of Representatives Prohibited
State Senate Prohibited
State Treasurer Prohibited

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Natural person

Donor Contributing to Limits
Natural person Attorney General Primary*
$550
General*
$550
CU Regent Primary*
$200
General*
$200
District Attorney Primary*
$200
General*
$200
Governor and Lt. Governor Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400**
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limit
Secretary of State Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Small donor committee (per calendar year) $50
State Board of Education Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State House of Representatives Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Senate Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Treasurer Primary*
$550
General*
$550

* All candidates may accept contributions for the primary and general election. The Governor and Lt. Governor are considered one committee and the contribution and spending limits for governor apply to the joint committee.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.

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Political committee

Donor Contributing to Limits
Political committee Attorney General Primary*
$550
General*
$550
CU Regent Primary*
$200
General*
$200
District Attorney Primary*
$200
General*
$200
Governor and Lt. Governor Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee Prohibited
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400**
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limit
Secretary of State Primary*
$550
General*
$550
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State House of Representatives Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Senate Primary*
$200
General*
$200
State Treasurer Primary*
$550
General*
$550

* All candidates may accept contributions for the primary and general election. The Governor and Lt. Governor are considered one committee and the contribution and spending limits for governor apply to the joint committee.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.

 

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Political party

Donor Contributing to Limits
Political party Attorney General $113,905
CU Regent $14,805
District Attorney $14,805
Governor and Lt. Governor $569,530
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee No limits
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $3,400*
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limit
Secretary of State $113,905
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education $14,805
State House of Representatives $14,805
State Senate $20,500
State Treasurer $113,905
* State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $2,825 may be given to the state party.

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Small donor committee

Donor Contributing to Limits
Small donor committee Attorney General Primary*
$5,675
General*
$5,675
CU Regent Primary*
$2,250
General*
$2,250
District Attorney Primary*
$2,250
General*
$2,250
Governor and Lt. Governor Primary*
$5,675
General*
$5,675
Independent expenditure committee No limits
Issue committee Prohibited
Political committee (per State House of Representatives election cycle) $550
Political party (per calendar year) $17,075**
Regional Transportation District (RTD) No limit
Secretary of State Primary*
$5,675
General*
$5,675
Small donor committee (per calendar year) Prohibited
State Board of Education Primary*
$2,250
General*
$2,250
State House of Representatives Primary*
$2,250
General*
$2,250
State Senate Primary*
$2,250
General*
$2,250
State Treasurer Primary*
$5,675
General*
$5,675

* All candidates may accept contributions for the primary and general election. The Governor and Lt. Governor are considered one committee and the contribution and spending limits for governor apply to the joint committee.

** State, county, district, & local levels combined of which no more than $14,225 may be given to the state party.

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Primary
$200