Campaign finance requirements govern the raising and spending of money for political campaigns. While not the only factor in an election’s outcome, successful fundraising can provide a candidate with advantages, such as the ability to boost name recognition and promote a message. In addition, fundraising can indicate enthusiasm for candidates and parties.
In North Carolina, voters cast ballots every four years to decide the future of their state. One of the rare states that selects its executive government at the same time as the presidential election, North Carolina’s elections are important for setting the stage for the direction of the state for years to come.