431. The total amount of contributions, other than a contribution described in section 499.7, by the same elector for the same fiscal year may not exceed $100 to each of the authorized parties and independent candidates.
During a fiscal year in which a general election is held, an elector may also make contributions the total of which may not exceed $100 to each of the authorized parties and independent candidates. In the case of a by-election, such contributions exceeding the maximum prescribed in the first paragraph may however only be paid as of the date on which notice of the vacancy is given up to the 30th day after polling day.
In the case of undivided co-owners of an immovable or co-occupants of a business establishment, the maximum amounts set out in the first and second paragraphs apply as if the co-owners or co-occupants were a single elector.
In addition to the contributions described in the first and second paragraphs, a candidate of an authorized party or an authorized independent candidate may, after the nomination papers have been accepted, make contributions for the candidate’s own benefit or that of the party for which the candidate is running, the total of which may not exceed $800.
1987, c. 57, s. 431; 1999, c. 25, s. 54; 2011, c. 38, s. 39; 2013, c. 7, s. 1; 2016, c. 17, s. 631.