(1)(A)No corporate entity organized under the laws of this state, nor any corporate entity organized under the laws of any other state, which conducts business in, owns real property in, or performs any other activity in the state of Arkansas, may spend funds to influence any federal, state or local election in Arkansas by: donating to any approved political action committee, as they are defined in A.C.A. § 7-6- 201(1)(A), or to any other person or groups of people who will use those funds to influence an election or public policy, including but not limited to:
a ballot question committee;
a legislative question committee;
a political party;
a county political party committee;
a political action committee; or
an independent expenditure committee;
purchasing any broadcast, print, cable or satellite communication to be disseminated within sixty (60) days of an election which:refers to a clearly identifiable candidate for federal or state office; or refers to a clearly identifiable pending ballot issue.
making any other purchase, expenditure, or donation with the intention of influencing public perception of a clearly identifiable candidate or ballot issue.
The expenditures prohibited in this section do not apply to any news story, commentary, or editorial distributed through the facilities of any broadcasting station, newspaper, magazine or other periodical publication.
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