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California Fair Elections Act Of 2008; Fair Elections Benefits   

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(a) An expenditure by a candidate in a primary election against a candidate running for that office in another party's primary shall be treated as an independent electioneering expenditure against that candidate when that candidate's effective expenditures are less than those of the candidate making the expenditure for the purposes of Section 91095.

(b) The commission shall promulgate regulations allocating the share of expenditures that reference or depict more than one candidate for the purposes of Section 91095.

(c) Expenditures made before the general election period that consist of a contract, promise, or agreement to make an expenditure during the general election period resulting in an extension of credit shall be treated as though made at the beginning of the general election period.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 735, Sec. 4.)