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Definition of “Candidate” Under 18 U.S.C. § 207(j)(7)

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For purposes of the “on behalf of a candidate” exemption contained in section 207(j)(7) of title 18, a successful candidate should be viewed as seeking office until the candidate assumes the office to which he or she has been elected.

Updated July 9, 2014