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||ActBlue may directly process contributions made on its website to Massachusetts candidates and political committees,
transferring the funds from a credit card processor through ActBlue's own bank account to the recipient, without
having to register as a political committee.|
||The website www.fairdistrictsmass.org may accept corporate contributions to fund its efforts concerning non-party redistricting issues.|
||The Groton Pool and Golf Center is a building used for governmental purposes and should not be used for political fundraising purposes.|
||The Essex County District Attorney may use campaign funds to pay for enhanced security. The expenditure would meet the standard for committee
expenditures and would not constitute the personal use of campaign funds.|
||An elected official subject to a recall election may not sign fundraising letters or sell tickets for a political action committee organized to oppose the recall.
Additionally, a candidate's committee may not contribute more than $500 to the PAC. An elected official may serve on a sub-committee of a PAC.|
||A candidate committee may use Groupon to promote a fundraising event. The services provided by Groupon would be provided on the same
terms and conditions to any other user, and every dollar paid by Groupon to the committee will be attributed to an individual donor, or
disgorged if not attributed.|
||A student at a state university, who is running for city council, would be able to use her dorm room for campaign purposes,
if the university allows other students to use their dorm rooms in the same manner. She would also be allowed to receive campaign
mail through her campus mail box. Such activities would not violate Section 14. In addition, as a work-study student who works six
to eight hours per week, she would not be considered a “person employed for compensation” by the Commonwealth and would not be
subject to Section 13.|