“Campaign finance changes approved Monday by the City Council could make it more difficult for big spenders to escape public notice in Denver elections.
The council proposal, approved unanimously in a block vote, will require the reporting of at least $1,000 in independent spending by individuals, companies or other organizations to support candidates or ballot issues. Those independent expenditures include any activity aiming to aid or hurt a candidate, including “electioneering communications” such as mailers, broadcast ads or other advertising.
The initial report to the Denver Elections Division — disclosing all expenses and donors above $25 — will be required within two days after cumulative spending reaches $1,000.”
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Murray, Jon. Denver Post 11 September 2017.