A. A participating candidate may withdraw an application for a public contribution any time before the public contribution is received by the candidate's publicly funded campaign account.
B. A certified candidate may withdraw from participation if the candidate:
1. Files a statement of withdrawal with the Director on a form prescribed by the Board; and
2. Repays to the Fund any remaining funds in their account up to the full amount of the public contribution received, together with the applicable interest established by administrative rule.