News Releases, Media Advisories

For Immediate Release:                                                                              Contact:  Kelly Huff
October 7, 1999                                                                                                               Ron Harris
                                                                                                                                          Sharon Snyder
                                                                                                                                          Ian Stirton

 

FEC ANNOUNCES WEEKEND AND EXTENDED HOURS

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission has scheduled weekend and extended hours for the Public Records Office to accommodate press and public seeking review of campaign disclosure reports.

From October 15 through October 18 the hours are:

Friday and Monday ...….… 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday…………………….. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday………………………. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Presidential campaigns are required to file October Quarterly reports covering financial activity through September 30, 1999. If sent by regular mail or hand-delivered, the reports are due by close of business on October 15. If sent certified or registered mail, disclosure reports must be postmarked no later than midnight October 15.

Digital images of campaign finance reports are now available on the FEC Website, www.fec.gov. All reports filed by PACs, political parties, Presidential, and House campaigns are available for viewing on the Web within 48 hours of the reports being received by the FEC.

The Public Records Office accepts Visa and Mastercard as method of payment for copying documents and deposits for Public Records accounts. The telephone number for the Public Records Office is (202) 694-1120, or toll-free (800) 424-9530 (extension #3). The FAXline number is 202/501-3413.

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