Browsing the "Political Campaigns" Tag

US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is ‘Permissible’

| Nikhilesh De

The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."

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Peruvian Presidential Campaign Pursuing Blockchain Solutions

| Stan Higgins

A political party in Peru is looking to make the blockchain a component of its presidential campaign platform.


Anti-Virus Tycoon John McAfee Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential Run

| Grace Caffyn

Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is now accepting bitcoin in his 2016 presidential campaign.

US Presidential Candidate Rand Paul to Appear at Bitcoin Event

| Stan Higgins

Kentucky Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is set to appear at a bitcoin-focused event in New York City this weekend.


California Lawyer is Latest Congressional Candidate to Accept Bitcoin

| Tanaya Macheel

Christina Gagnier, a Californian tech lawyer and business owner, is the latest congressional candidate to accept bitcoin donations.

Swedish Parliamentary Candidate to Raise Bitcoin-Only Campaign Funds

| Tanaya Macheel

The politician hopes his bitcoin-only fundraising will be a means to improve bitcoin education across Sweden.

Wisconsin Politician Forced to Return $100 Bitcoin Donation

| Stan Higgins

Politician Mark Clear returned the donation after a state campaign finance regulator declined to authorize the contribution.

Could Bitcoin Transform America’s Political Fundraising?

| Daniel Cawrey

Political figures may yet promote the ethos of bitcoin, as the currency is an intriguing resource for campaign fundraising.

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US Federal Elections Commission: Bitcoin Isn’t Money

| Daniel Cawrey

The FEC has revealed it views bitcoin as a "thing of value", not money.