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2.16.100 Return of Public Contributions.

A.  Within 15 days after the results of the primary election or special nominating election are certified, a certified candidate who is elected or is not certified to be on the ballot for the general election or special runoff election must return unspent money in the candidate's publicly funded campaign account to the Fund in proportion to the percentage of public to private contributions collected by the candidate, excluding in-kind contributions.

B.  Within 15 days after the results of the general election or special runoff election are certified, all participating candidates must return unspent money in the candidates’ publicly funded campaign accounts to the Fund in proportion to the percentage of public to private contributions collected by the candidate, excluding in-kind contributions.