Susan Collins

Ethics Commission Says Collins Challenger Broke Campaign Finance Law

Update: Decision comes as GOP launches ad campaign on 'straw donor' scheme

A Maine ethics panel found that House Speaker Sara Gideon violated campaign finance laws when she used a corporate-funded PAC to reimburse her political donations, a decision that could play a major role in determining the Senate majority in 2020.

Maine GOP Calls for Investigation Into Sara Gideon

Free Beacon first discovered blatant campaign finance violations by Gideon

Sara GideonThe Maine Republican Party has called for an investigation into Democratic senate candidate Sara Gideon after a Free Beacon investigation revealed serious campaign finance violations that she has now admitted to.

Collins Challenger Used PAC to Reimburse Own Contributions

Sara Gideon reimbursed herself for federal contributions, ‘worst campaign finance violation,’ expert says

Sara GideonMaine Democrat Sara Gideon repeatedly violated election laws by getting reimbursed for personal political contributions to federal campaigns through a corporate-funded Maine political action committee, a review of both state and federal campaign filings discovered.