Trevor Potter Comments on the Impact of Wealthy Contributors to "Candidate SuperPacs"
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The emergence of rich and relatively low-profile donors like Mr. Mercer could single-handedly jump-start a presidential campaign, said Trevor Potter, a campaign finance lawyer who served as a Republican member of the Federal Election Commission.
"It just takes a random billionaire to change a race and maybe change the country," Mr. Potter said. "That's what's so radically different now."