Message from Chair Ellen Weintraub
On behalf of my fellow Commissioners, I would like to welcome you to a new year, a new election cycle and a new volume of the FEC Record. Read more...
Commission Statement on Van Hollen v. FEC
On March 30, 2012, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, in Van Hollen v. FEC, Civ. No. 11-0766 (D.D.C. Mar. 30, 2012), found that the Commission regulation at 11 CFR 104.20(c)(9) is invalid. That regulation, which was adopted in 2007 and governed electioneering communications by corporations and labor organizations, required that their donors be disclosed only if their donations were “made for the purpose of furthering electioneering communications.” Read more...
Commission Approves Rulemaking Priorities for 2012
On May 24, 2012, the Commission approved and made public its rulemaking priorities for the remainder of 2012. Regulations to implement recent court decisions top the list. Read more...
Commission Approves Legislative Recommendations for 2012
On May 10, 2012, the Commission unanimously approved five legislative recommendations for 2012 to be submitted for consideration to Congress. Read more...
2012 Edition of CFR Now Available
Printed copies of the 2012 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are now available from the Commission. Contact the Commission's Information Division at (202) 694-1100 or (800) 424-9530 (press 6, when prompted) to order printed copies of the CFR at no charge. Read more...
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