A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State's office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations.
Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state's political watchdog has ruled.
Infosys's Peter Loop examines four potential opportunities in which blockchain could improve public processes.
Hillary Clinton's decision not to accept bitcoin speaks to the current legal environment surrounding the technology, analysts say.
Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is now accepting bitcoin in his 2016 presidential campaign.
Gulnar Hasnain, Green Party candidate for the London constituency of Vauxhall, has raised £1,500 through a cryptocurrency crowdfunding campaign.
London-based green activist Gulnar Hasnain has become the first mainstream political candidate to accept bitcoin in the UK.
Mathias Sundin has become a member of Sweden's parliament after funding his election campaign solely in bitcoin.
A Vancouver politician says the city should allow residents to pay their taxes, fines and fees using bitcoin.
The Republican Party of Louisiana is now accepting contributions in bitcoin via its official website.