Browsing the "Political Donations" Tag

Rep. Eric Swalwell Is Accepting Crypto Donations in Bid for US Presidency

| Yogita Khatri

Rep. Eric Swalwell is accepting donations in six cryptocurrencies to support his bid for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations

| Anna Baydakova

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million in bitcoin donations over the last three years.

Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations

| Nikhilesh De

A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State's office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations.

San Francisco

California Bans Bitcoin Donations in Political Campaigns

| Wolfie Zhao

Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state's political watchdog has ruled.

4 Ways Blockchain Can Disrupt Civic Traditions

| Peter Loop

Infosys's Peter Loop examines four potential opportunities in which blockchain could improve public processes.

clinton, politics

Making Sense of Hillary Clinton’s Bitcoin Rejection

| Corin Faife

Hillary Clinton's decision not to accept bitcoin speaks to the current legal environment surrounding the technology, analysts say.


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.

Gulnar Hasnain

UK Politician Exceeds Cryptocurrency Crowdfunding Target by 50%

| Eilidh Wagstaff

Gulnar Hasnain, Green Party candidate for the London constituency of Vauxhall, has raised £1,500 through a cryptocurrency crowdfunding campaign.

London activist, Gulnar Hasnain

Green Activist is First Mainstream UK Politician to Accept Bitcoin

| Grace Caffyn

London-based green activist Gulnar Hasnain has become the first mainstream political candidate to accept bitcoin in the UK.

Swedish Parliament

Swedish Politician Elected to Parliament on Bitcoin-Only Donations

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Mathias Sundin has become a member of Sweden's parliament after funding his election campaign solely in bitcoin.