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California Fair Elections Act Of 2008; Fair Elections Benefits   

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(a) For eligible candidates in a primary election:

(1) The base amount of Fair Elections funding for an eligible office-qualified candidate in a primary election is one million dollars ($1,000,000).

(2) The amount of Fair Elections funding for an eligible qualified candidate in a primary election is 20 percent of the base amount that an office-qualified candidate would receive.

(b) For eligible candidates in a general election:

(1) The base amount of Fair Elections funding for a performance-qualified candidate in a general, special, or special runoff election is one million three hundred thousand dollars ($1,300,000).

(2) The amount of Fair Elections funding for an eligible qualified candidate in a contested general election is 25 percent of the base amount a performance-qualified candidate would receive.

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