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Bitcoin to Finance Politics?

Alderman Mark Clear became the Wisconsin’s first candidate to embrace bitcoin as a means to finance his campaign.

“I suppose if one wanted to be overly precise, the donation of Bitcoin could be considered an in-kind, which then the campaign ‘sold’ for cash, but that seems like an unimportant nuance,” he said. “The key part of campaign finance disclosure is knowing who gave how much to whom, not the details of how.”

PYMNTS.com’s David Evans has a lot to say about Bitcoin.

PYMNTS.com also has a Bitcoin Tracker.

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