Organizations like corporations or unions may prepare communications for their employees or members that advocate the election of specific candidates and they must disclose them under certain circumstances. These are usually paid with direct corporate or union funds rather than from PACs.
Delegate committees are organized for the purpose of influencing the selection of delegates to Presidential nominating conventions. The term includes a group of delegates, a group of individuals seeking to become delegates, and a group of individuals supporting delegates.
Groups (other than PACs) making electioneering communications
Campaign committees for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives
Independent expenditor (person or group)
Individuals or groups (other than PACs) making independent expenditures over $250 in a year must disclose those expenditures
PAC - nonqualified
PACs that have not yet been in existence for six months and received contributions from 50 people and made contributions to five federal candidates. These committees have lower limits for their contributions to candidates.
This information is not intended to replace the law or to change its meaning, nor does this information create or confer any rights for or on any person or bind the Federal Election Commission or the public.
The reader is encouraged also to consult the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (52 U.S.C. 30101 et seq.), Commission regulations (Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations), Commission advisory opinions and applicable court decisions.