Republican State Senate Candidate Chris Jacobs is once again under fire for campaign contributions.
His opponent, Amber Small, filed a complaint with the Board of Elections for contributions from hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb.
Small’s campaign argues Loeb made an $18,000 donation in September, which they say exceeded the maximum contribution limits.
“The contribution was made after the primary, on Chris Jacobs's 32-day pre-general election disclosure with the New York State Board of Elections. New York campaign finance laws limits contributions to $7,000 for the primary and $11,000 for the general election. By accepting an $18,000 contribution well after the primary, Jacobs has violated state campaign finance laws,” Small’s campaign said in a news release.
Jacobs’ campaign flatly refutes the accusations.
“The donation my opponent references is within the legal limits prescribed by state law,” Jacobs’ campaign said in an email to 7 Eyewitness News.
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