Report: Stockman Failed To Report Contributions From 9 PACs

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) speaks on Fox News in July 2013.
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Rep. Steve Stockman’s (R-TX) Senate campaign committee failed to report contributions from nine political action committees to the Federal Election Commission, according to the Sunlight Foundation.

The nine PACs reported their contributions, but the Stockman campaign has failed to do so for months, even though federal law requires committees to deposit donations within ten days of receiving the check.

Two PACs confirmed that the checks they gave to the Stockman campaign were deposited, but the campaign has yet to disclose them.

Stockman spokesman Donny Ferguson denied receiving all but one of the contributions, which the campaign deposited a year late.

The Stockman campaign has been riddled with issues. The FEC is currently investigating four contributions to his committee given after he introduced a bill that would give Alabama-Coushatta tribe the right to open a casino in Texas. The FEC sent the Stockman a letter about “excessive contributions,” asking the campaign to return some of the money.

In late December, Stockman formed a new Senate campaign committee after the original committee tried to amend disclosures 35 times.

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