Your $27 is the financial foundation of this revolution against greed, corruption and corporate control of our economic & political systems.

The $27 average campaign donation that Bernie Sanders cites is notable because it's high enough that even economically struggling citizens are willing to put up that much of their hard-earned money and because it's low, or at least considerably far less than a typical campaign funded by wealthy individual donors and special interest groups.

The significance of the $27 donation is that this is a people-powered campaign and number reflect this fact.

Spending $27 is a small price to pay for government integrity, but it is a lot of money for people in a society where people are struggling to make ends meet.

A $43 donation or even the greater commitment of $430, shows you understand that our revolution will be entitled to matching funds if we raise $430,000 in contributions from people like you. That means your money will be tripled, with two dollars in public funds added for every dollar you contribute.

Asking for $99 signifies that we are the 99% campaign.

Obviously, many people cannot afford to give $270 or $430, but those who can may want to do ten times more than the average supporter because of the importance of our mission to rescue democracy.

The top donation is $2,500, and although the law allows this campaign to accept a maximum of $4,300, Lisa McCormick refuses to take big money because finances already have too much influence in politics. This bold demonstration shows that New Jersey is not for sale. We will succeed without huge donations from super PACS, lobbyists, Wall Street and political insiders. We reject the idea that money matters more than your vote. 

 

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Contributions to the Election Fund of Lisa McCormick for Governor are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. New Jersey election law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation, and name of employer of individuals whose contributions exceed $300 in an election cycle By law, contributions from banks, insurance companies, public utilities, cable television corporations, as wells as certain casino interests are prohibited. In addition, federal law prohibits contributions from foreign nationals. The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission allows contributions of up to $4,300 per person per election to gubernatorial candidates but Lisa McCormick will not accept more than $2,500 from a single donor. An individual may contribute up to $4,300 for the Primary election. Joint account holders may make a joint contribution of up to $8,600 for the Primary Election.

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