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Weekly Digests are published every Friday and summarize the week's publicly disclosed activity. Press releases are published as news happens.

FEC Record articles inform candidates and committees about FEC developments and are published as news happens. Access Record articles from 1975 through 2004 on the Record archive page. Tips for Treasurers are published once a week.

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May monthly reminder

Monthly filers have a report due on Monday, May 20th covering the month of April. Please note that the FEC does not have authority to extend filing deadlines, so filers ...

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Quarterly reporting reminder

Candidates have a report due Monday, April 15. Staff in the Reports Analysis Division and Electronic Filing Office will be available until 8:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday to answer questions ...

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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 information on ...

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Switching filing frequency?

Party committees that do not conduct reportable federal election activity and all PACs have the option to file reports on a "monthly" or "quarterly" filing schedule. Some committees prefer to ...

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Year-End reporting reminder

The Year-End report is due Thursday, January 31, covering activity through December 31, 2018. Staff in the Reports Analysis Division and Electronic Filing Office will be available until 8:00 p.m. ...

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Terminating a committee

To close down committee operations, a committee must file a termination report. To file a termination report, a committee must:

  • no longer receive (or intend to receive) contributions; and
  • no ...
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