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Could Bitcoin affect the 2014 midterm elections? - http://tldr.io/tldrs/5297aa5d682499a70a001086/could-bitcoin-a...
Mark Warden, a state representative from New Hampshire, is the first sitting U.S. elected official to accept bitcoins as campaign contributions. But as Warden quickly learned, accepting bitcoins is the easy part. Figuring how to do so without running afoul of U.S. election laws proved challenging. It’s unclear how the value of the rapidly fluctuating currency should be calculated or how to properly record donor contributions. Though treating Bitcoin as in-kind contribution would resolve that issue, the currency’s floating value would still complicate established contribution limits. Roger Ver offered a more cynical take why there might be a rise in Bitcoin donations in 2014. "Candidates love any way they can get money," he said. Read complete article ‎- silpol

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