- 2016 Presidential Form 2 Filers
The table lists all individuals who have filed a Statement of Candidacy (FEC Form 2) with the FEC to register as a 2016 presidential candidate.
- 2016 Presidential Exploratory Committees
This table lists each committee that has identified itself as a presidential exploratory committee on its Statement of Organization (FEC Form 1) since the last presidential election. It is important to note that this is not a comprehensive list of 2016 presidential exploratory committees as these committee types are not required to register or file disclosure reports with the Federal Election Commission.
- Administrative Fine Program
This table lists closed Administrative Fine cases, identifying the report that triggered the fine.
Administrative fines should not be confused with civil penalties that originate in closed enforcement matters
called Matters Under Review (MURS). All case documents disclosed under the Administrative Fine Program can be found through the Commission's Enforcement Query System (EQS)
- Advisory Opinions
Search Advisory Opinions issued by the Commission and pending Advisory Opinion requests. Advisory Opinions are official
Commission responses to questions regarding the application of federal campaign finance law to specific factual situations.
- Audit Process and Reports
This page provides information on the Commission's audit process.
- Bundled Contributions by Lobbyists/Registrants and Lobbyist/Registrant PACs
This table contains links to reports of contributions bundled by lobbyists/registrants (registered with the Secretary of Senate and the Clerk of the House)
and the PACs of lobbyists and registrants.
- Campaign Finance Report Review Process
This page provides an overview of the process involving the review of campaign finance reports and highlights
information on Requests for Additional Information (RFAIs).
- Campaign Guides
This page allows you to access FEC Campaign Guides, informational booklets detailing the requirements of
federal campaign finance laws, Commission regulations and reporting requirements.
- Candidate and Committee Viewer
Search for and find a federal candidate, political committee, or other campaign finance report filer.
The viewer includes two-year summaries, report summaries, images of reports and statements and viewable
and downloadable electronic filings.
- Civil Fine Penalties Chart
This chart shows closed enforcement cases, called Matters Under Review (MURs), that resulted in civil penalties of $50,000 or more.
- Complaint Process
This guidebook summarizes the Commission's general enforcement policies and procedures and provides a step-by-step guide through the Commission's enforcement process. A general overview of the complaint process that is geared towards the general public can be found here
- Contribution Limits
This page provides current contribution limits.
- Electioneering Communications
This downloadable page allows you to search all Electioneering Communication filings.
- Enforcement Query System (EQS)
Search closed enforcement matters: Matters Under Review (MUR), Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) cases, and Administrative Fines.
- Enforcement and Compliance Statistics
This page provides statistics on the number of enforcement and compliance cases completed by the Commission in a given year.
- Election Results
This page provides federal election results. Every two years, the Commission publishes a compilation of the official,
certified federal election results obtained from each state's election office and other official sources.
If you need additional election results, you will need to contact individual state offices.
- Freedom of Information Act Requestor's Guide
This page provides an overview of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process at the Commission and includes
information about submitting a FOIA request.
This page lists upcoming and past Commission hearings and includes links to relevant documents.
- Hybrid PACs: Political Committees with Non-Contribution Accounts
This page displays a list of all political committees that have registered with the FEC as nonconnected committees
consistent with the stipulated judgment in Carey v. FEC (2011): committees that may solicit and accept
unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations, labor organizations, and other political committees to a
segregated bank account for the purpose of financing independent expenditures, while maintaining a separate bank account,
subject to all of the statutory amount limitations and source prohibitions, that is permitted to make contributions to
- Independent Expenditures
This sortable table allows you to search all transactions reported on 24- and 48-hour notices of independent expenditures.
- Larger Data Sets
This page, which is updated weekly, provides bulk data of all campaign finance reports available through the Commission's FTP server.
- Leadership PACs and Sponsors
This table lists all political committees that have registered with the FEC as Leadership PACs, nonconnected committees
established and sponsored by Members of Congress and other political leaders.
This page provides information on ongoing and closed litigation cases.
- Lobbyist/Registrant PACs
This table lists all political committees that have registered with the FEC as Lobbyist/Registrant PACs.
- New Committees: New Statement of Organization Filings (FEC Form 1)
This page lists recently-filed Statement of Organization (FEC Form 1) submissions received by the FEC since Jan 1, 2011.
FEC Form 1 indicates the formation of a new political committee.
- Open and Executive Sessions
This page provides meeting agendas, sunshine notices and agenda documents.
- PAC Count
This page displays the total number of political action committees (PACs) by type from 1974 through the current calendar year. Note that these totals include only PACs that have not been terminated.
- Presidential and Convention Public Funding Program Overview
This page outlines the rules on public funding of Presidential campaigns and provides campaign finance data
for primary and general election candidates and nominating conventions of major political parties that
participated in the funding program.
- Reporting Dates
This page provides upcoming filing deadlines for committees and other filers.
- State Disclosure and Election Directory
This page provides State Campaign Finance and Election Office contact information.
- Super PACs: Independent Expenditure-Only Political Committees (IEOPCs)
This page lists all political committees that have registered with the FEC as Independent Expenditure-Only Political
Committees (IEOPCs), committees that may receive unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations,
and labor unions for the purpose of financing independent expenditures and other independent political activity,
but do not make direct contributions.
- Unofficial Senate Electronic Reports
Search for electronic reports that have been filed voluntarily by Senate candidates. While all Senate candidates are
required to submit their reports on paper, some Senate candidates additionally file unofficial copies in an electronic format.