Candidates & Campaigns

Campaign Contribution Limits

The Campaign Reporting Act [1-19-25 to 1-19-36 NMSA 1978] contains provisions regarding contribution limits to and from candidates and political committees.  Section 1-19-34-7(F), includes a provision regarding incremental increases in contribution limits after each general election.  These incremental increases are based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as measured by the U.S. Department of Labor.

As of November 4, 2020, the campaign contribution limits per election cycle are:

To a: From an individual
(person or entity)
From a PAC From a candidate From a party/LCC
Non-gubernatorial candidate $5,200 $5,200 $5,200.00 $5,200.00; no limits on in-kind
Gubernatorial candidate $10,400.00 $10,400.00 $10,400.00 $5,200.00; no limits on in-kind
Political action committee (PAC) $5,200.00 $5,200.00 $5,200.00 $5,200.00
Political party $26,000.00 $26,000.00 No limit $26,000.00
Legislative caucus committee (LCC) $26,000.00 $26,000.00 No limit $26,000.00

 

The contribution limits do not apply to contributions from a candidate’s personal funds to the candidate’s own campaign fund.

Upcoming Elections

Regular Local Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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