"Independent electioneering expenditure" means any expenditure of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) or more made by a person, party committee, political committee or political action committee, or any entity required to file reports pursuant to Section 84605, during the 45 calendar days before a primary or the 60 calendar days before a general election, which expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate or names or depicts clearly identified candidates.
(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 735, Sec. 4.)