• Statewide candidates have to agree to debate for matching funds

    8 days ago - By Times Union

    If a candidate in a statewide race wants to receive "matching funds" that could in turn stretch certain contributions six-fold, they would have to formally commit to an approved debate that would be broadcast across New York, according to state Board of Elections officials. The debate would have to occur between one and five weeks prior to the start of early voting.
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