Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter returned more than $11,000 in salary payments after her campaign was notified of a Federal Election Commission violation in August.
Balter’s October quarterly campaign finance report, which covers July 1 through Sept. 30, reveals she received salary payments totaling $4,395.20 in July and the first week of August. The payments stopped after the FEC sent a letter informing Balter’s campaign that candidates can’t accept a salary until after the primary election filing deadline, which is April 2020.
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