El. Bd. Op. 1974-09

A campaign worker may make an authorized disbursement exceeding $25 in support of a candidate and receive subsequent reimbursement from the campaign fund by negotiable instrument if the disbursement is verified by a receipt. (Issued to James W. Mohr, Jr., September 19, 1974)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on May 5, 2008. The G.A.B. directed an annotation be added alerting the public that statutory changes subsequent to the opinion’s issuance require that all disbursements from the campaign’s treasury be made by negotiable instrument, regardless of amount. 1975 Wisconsin Act 93; §11.16(3), Stats. With the addition of the afore-noted annotation, the opinion below fully incorporates the revisions directed by the G.A.B.