"An Act to Promote the Purity of Elections"

California Secretary of State's Office1893

California State Archives

California State Archives
Sacramento, CA, United States

This is a detail from the bill jacket for the 1893 Purity of Elections Act, California's first attempt to prevent monetary influence on political campaigns. This law required that candidates and their committees file detailed statements of campaign expenditures with the Secretary of State.


  • Title: "An Act to Promote the Purity of Elections"
  • Creator: California Secretary of State's Office
  • Date Created: 1893

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