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Gary Johnson Sues FEC for $750k

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson's campaign has filed a federal lawsuit against the Federal Elections Commission, claiming the agency is unlawfully holding back public funds.

The FEC wouldn't comment, citing the suit that was filed Monday in a federal court in California.

Johnson claims that, as a minor-party candidate, he's entitled to a set amount of funds that are supposed to be distributed by the commission. The amount is set forth in a complicated federal formula that awards public funds to parties based on their candidates' prior performances in other elections.

The federal law suggests in one place that a candidate such as Johnson "is eligible to receive pre-election payments" only if his party "received at least 5% but less than 25% of the total popular vote" in the prior election. But Johnson's attorney, Paul Rolf Jensen said that 5 percent threshold doesn't apply.

Total owed: $747,115.34, Johnson's suit says.

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I check daily here

http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/
$596,968.13 raised from 7274 donors

it picked up after the news of the first lawsuit (to be included in the debates)

GJ is also doing lots of lunch/dinner fundraisers.

We should organize Money Bomb event here on DP.
Thanks for a bump.

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"We should organize Money

"We should organize Money Bomb event here on DP."

HA! No offense bro, you know I'm on your side here, but do you think a money bomb event here would go over well? It's hard enough for people to even see or understand our point of view, let alone assist us in raising money for GJ. We truly are a fractured movement.

lots of GJ folks here

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