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Electioneering Communications

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Organization Name Receipt Date Coverage Dates Itemized
Donations
Itemized
 Spending
Committee for the Advancement of Stem Cell Research, The 7/13/2004 7/12/2004 - 9/2/2004 $7,850 $4,250
Colorado Conservative Voters 7/15/2004 7/9/2004 - 7/15/2004 $170,000 $95,345
  7/16/2004 7/15/2004 - 7/16/2004 $0 $13,179
Progress for America Voters Fund 7/7/2004 6/25/2004 - 7/6/2004 $501,000 $521,524
  06/25/2004 6/23/2004 - 6/24/2004 $1,600,000 $528,867
Mitch For Governor Campaign Committee 4/7/2004 4/5/2004 - 4/7/2004 $0 $13,566
Media Fund, The 5/20/2004 5/14/2004 - 5/20/2004 $600,000 $16,737
  5/14/2004 5/11/2004 - 5/13/2004 $23,556 $393,004
  5/11/2004 5/6/2004 - 5/10/2004 $1,075,000 $57,968
  5/3/2004 4/29/2004 - 5/2/2004 $0 $31,110
  4/29/2004 4/23/2004 - 4/28/2004 $2,003,500 $993,096
4/22/2004 4/20/2004 - 4/22/2004 $2,250,000 $1,706,051
4/19/2004 4/15/2004 - 4/19/2004 $0 $138,980
4/16/2004 4/12/2004 - 4/14/2004 $0 $1,148,052
4/6/2004 3/31/2003 - 4/4/2003 $10,000 $65,186
4/1/2004 3/29/2004 - 3/31/2004 $6,160,430 $753,356
3/29/2004 3/25/2004 - 3/28/2004 $0 $276,487
3/25/2004 3/12/2004 - 3/24/2004 $2,000,000 $50,629
3/12/2004 11/5/2003 - 3/11/2004 $3,400,000 $322,735
         
Golden State Senatorial Initiative 2/25/2004 2/24/2004 - 2/26/2004 $100,000 $100,000
Main Street Individual Fund 4/13/2004 4/9/2004 - 4/13/2004 $0 $25,600
  4/9/2004 2/24/2004 - 4/8/2004 $150,000 $60,000
3/31/2004
amendment
2/20/2004 - 2/23/2004 $295,000 27,607
2/23/2004 2/20/2004 - 2/23/2004 $295,000 27,607
MPP Political Fund 1/21/2004 1/15/2004 - 1/20/2004 $340,000 $10,000
Moveon.org Voter Fund 5/5/2004 3/11/2004 - 5/4/2004 $2,395,129 $332,247
  4/16/2004 3/4/2004 - 3/10/2004 $1,050,285 $130,817
  2/25/2004 2/5/2004 - 2/12/2004 $16,150 $1,002,782
  2/25/2004 2/2/2004 - 2/5/2004 $1,000 $486,113
  2/18/2004 2/12/2004 - 2/17/2004 $3,550 $14,942
  2/13/2004 2/12/2004 - 2/25/2004 $32,300 $941,964
  2/6/2004 2/2/2004 - 2/5/2004 $1,000 $455,370
  2/2/2004 1/22/2004 - 2/1/2004 $6,800 $404,206
  1/23/2004 1/20/2004 - 1/22/2004 $11,300 $298,170
  1/20/2004 1/18/2004 - 1/20/2004 $3,240 $59,513
  1/18/2004 9/18/2003 - 1/17/2004 $4,545,875 $53,546

What is an electioneering communication?

An electioneering communication is any broadcast, cable or satellite communication that fulfills each of the following conditions:

  • The communication refers to a clearly identified federal candidate;
  • The communication is publicly distributed by a television station, radio station, cable television system or satellite system for a fee; and
  • The communication is distributed within 60 days prior to a general election or 30 days prior to a primary election to federal office.
  • Who has to file reports on electioneering communications?

    Any person who makes electioneering communications that aggregate more than $10,000 must file disclosure statements with the Commission within 24 hours of the date an electioneering communication is publicly distributed.

    What is disclosed in electioneering communication reports?

    The report must, among other things, disclose:

  • The identification of the person who made the disbursement, or who executed a contract to make a disbursement, and the personís principal place of business if the person is not an individual;
  • The identification of any person sharing or exercising direction or control over the activities of the person who made the disbursement or executed the contract;
  • The amount of each disbursement in excess of $200 during the period covered by the statement, the date of the transaction and the person who received the funds;
  • All clearly identified candidates referred to in the electioneering communication and the elections in which they are candidates; and
  • The name and address of each donor who, since the first day of the preceding calendar year, has donated in the aggregate $1,000 or more to the person making the disbursements.
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