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Preparing for the 2020 elections

This article highlights some basic rules for candidates and campaign committees as they prepare for the 2020 elections.

Candidate definition

Under federal law, an individual becomes a “candidate” when he ...

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Free legal and accounting services

An entity (including, a corporation, union or partnership) may provide candidates, parties and PACs with free legal and accounting services without the services resulting in a contribution as long as ...

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Joint fundraising reporting

Federal political committees may raise funds with one or more other political committees or unregistered organizations subject to the FEC’s joint fundraising rules.

The FEC’s website provides important ...

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