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10A.315 SPECIAL ELECTION SUBSIDY.
(a) Each eligible candidate for a legislative office in a special election must be paid a public
subsidy equal to the sum of:
(1) the party account money at the last general election for the candidate's party for the
office the candidate is seeking; and
(2) the general account money paid to a candidate for the same office at the last general
election.
(b) A candidate who wishes to receive this public subsidy must submit a signed agreement
under section 10A.322 to the board and must meet the contribution requirements of section
10A.323. The special election subsidy must be distributed in the same manner as money in the
party and general accounts is distributed to legislative candidates in a general election.
(c) The amount necessary to make the payments required by this section is appropriated
from the general fund to the board.
History: 1990 c 608 art 3 s 22; 1993 c 318 art 2 s 38; 1999 c 220 s 40