News Releases, Media Advisories
|May 8, 2003
ADVISORY TO EDITORS, REPORTERS, CORRESPONDENTS:
|The Federal Election Commission in open session today voted 5-0
(Commissioner Danny McDonald absent) to adopt the recommendation by Chair Ellen L.
Weintraub and Commissioner Michael Toner to change the timeline for proposed revisions to
the FECs rules governing publicly financed presidential candidates and national
nominating conventions (see news release May 7).
June 6, with a July 17 target date for approving final rules.
The purpose of the proposed rule revisions is to more effectively administer the public financing program during the 2004 election cycle.
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