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Contributions to retire debts

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after an election is over, it may raise contributions to retire the debt provided that:

  • The contribution is designated for that election …
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Reporting payroll deduction contributions

A separate segregated fund’s (SSF) sponsoring connected organization may use a payroll deduction system to collect and forward contributions from members of its restricted class. SSFs report receiving individual contributions …

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Upcoming training opportunities

To help individuals, organizations and political committees understand and comply with federal campaign finance rules, the Commission will host a series of educational webinars in September and October. On Wednesday, …

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Federal Election Activity periods

With the November 8 general election approaching, state, district and local party committees should be aware that certain voter registration, voter identification, get-out-the-vote and generic campaign activities conducted at this …

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Upcoming OnTopic discussions

The Commission will host two upcoming informal discussions to help the public understand and comply with federal campaign finance rules. The July 27 OnTopic discussion will focus on when and …

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