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Independent Expenditures

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The unlimited amounts that individuals, companies, unions or other advocacy groups may spend to promote the election or defeat of a candidate – so long as they do not coordinate their efforts with any candidate. Also known as IEs and "outside spending," these outlays must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission.

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