campaign fund


  1. money for a campaign, as of a political candidate, usually acquired through contributions by supporters.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of campaign fund1

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

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Example Sentences

Jones ended up raising around $100,000 in campaign funds in the aftermath of the controversy.

I mean that guy was accused of using campaign funds to enrich himself.

The former House majority caucus chairman collected $198,000, nearly half of which appears to be from his former delegate’s campaign fund, with $104,000 cash on hand.

Other book purchases by party organizations don’t raise the same self-enrichment issues as those in the Cruz complaint, which hinges on his use of his own campaign funds.

Cruz’s campaign followed the FEC guidance in 2015, when it spent nearly $300,000 in campaign funds to buy copies of his previous book directly from the publisher, HarperCollins.

It remains unclear how much of an effect all of this campaign-fund withholding will have in the end.

We all think you showed something very much like genius in your conduct of the college campaign fund last winter.

But you will contribute something to the campaign fund to assist in your election, will you not?

The history of the campaign fund in 1904 was partially revealed in an investigation in 1912.

Who is injured by a steamship company subscribing one or ten hundred thousand dollars to a campaign fund?

Three insurance companies had paid regularly $50,000 each to the Republican campaign fund.





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