Voters say start of 2014 US Senate race 'way too early'
Mike Rounds said he was forced to announce early for the 2014 Senate race by federal laws on campaign fundraising.
"We had to comply with the FEC once we reached $5,000," he said. "You basically have to announce."
The Federal Election Commission mandates that candidates for federal office must file a statement of candidacy within 15 days of raising or spending $5,000.
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