By Christine Stuart
HARTFORD, Conn. — The state Democratic Party’s ability to raise money, especially from state contractors, has not gone unnoticed.
Late Tuesday, the State Elections Enforcement Commission adopted an unsolicited advisory opinion outlining when it’s appropriate for a state campaign or candidate to receive money from a federal account, either directly or indirectly.
Without accusing the Democratic Party of doing anything wrong, the agency that regulates elections sought to clarify questions raised by the news media and state contractors, who are banned from giving money directly to a party’s state account.
“Of most concern is the fact that much of the reported fundraising has involved Connecticut state contractors, who are prohibited from making contributions to party committees registered with the SEEC,” regulators wrote in their opinion.
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