Republican US Senate candidate Austin Petersen, who is running in the 6 November 2018 election for a seat in Missouri, was forced to return a USD 130,000 Bitcoin donation due to campaign finance laws. This isn’t even the first time Petersen has been forced to return large Bitcoin donations during his campaign; he had to return […]
Christina Gagnier, a Californian tech lawyer and business owner, is the latest congressional candidate to accept bitcoin donations.
The politician hopes his bitcoin-only fundraising will be a means to improve bitcoin education across Sweden.
Politician Mark Clear returned the donation after a state campaign finance regulator declined to authorize the contribution.
Political figures may yet promote the ethos of bitcoin, as the currency is an intriguing resource for campaign fundraising.