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Comments received on website and internet communications improvement initiative

The Commission held public hearings on July 29 and August 25, 2009, to receive testimony regarding possible improvements to its website and internet communications. The hearing announcement was published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2009. Comments received in response to the notice of public hearing appear on this page, along with comments received during the post-hearing extended comment period. Supplemental information, statistics and other materials referenced in the hearing announcement have been placed online on the public hearing page.

Email comments received

NOTE: Comments are posted in reverse chronological order.

Comments received August 21, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Sheila Krumholz, Center for Responsive Politics

Comments received July 29, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Darrell M. West, Brookings Institution

Comments received July 27, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Paul W. Houghtaling, Political CFOs

Comments received July 21, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Matt DeBergalls, ActBlue
  • Craig Engle, Arent Fox LLP
  • Laurence Gold, Lichtman, Trister & Ross PLLC
  • Beth Kingsley, Harmon, Curran, Spielberg & Eisenberg, LLP
  • Bernie Lubran
  • David Magleby, Stephanie Curtis, David Lassen, and Brad Jones, Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, Brigham Young University
  • NGP Software, Inc.
  • Lawrence Norton, Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice PLLC
  • Sunlight Foundation
  • Brian G. Svoboda, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Michael E. Toner and Karen E. Trainer, Bryan Cave LLP

Comments received July 20, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Jennifer Jaketic, National Association of Broadcasters PAC
  • Ann Markel, Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee

Comments received July 18, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Michael Malbin, Campaign Finance Institute

Comments received July 17, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Kenneth P. Doyle, BNA Money & Politics Report
  • Kinde Durkee, Durkee and Associates LLC
  • Funk4Crunk

Comments received July 16, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee
  • Funk4Crunk

Comments received July 14, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Jeremiah Gray

Comments received July 8, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Lori Peterkin, Bingaman Campaign
  • Matthew T. Sanderson, Caplin & Drydale

Comments received July 6, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Anna Wagner, Eastman Chemical Company

Comments received July 1, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • kalstl
  • Theresa McGrath

Comments received June 29, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Jose Cruz
  • Susan Grupe, ALLERPAC - Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Ellen Kuo

Comments received June 28, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Gloria Schor Andersen
  • Patricia Paey

Comments received June 27, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • American Liberty Coalition, by Chris Rye (2 comments)
  • Erik Engquist
  • Diane Lenning
  • Kim Piker, Bob Filner for Congress
  • Bill Roth, Catholic Democrats PAC

Comments received June 26, 2009
Includes comments from:

  • Bev Jeskie, IPHFHA (2 comments)
  • George Phillies
  • Anne Rosenthal
  • Edward Hamilton