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Disclaimer examples available

Public communications made by political committees require a disclaimer. Whether you’re a federal campaign paying for an ad or a PAC making an independent expenditure, the FEC has helpful examples …

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Preventing misappropriation of funds

Some federal political committees have encountered instances where committee staff misappropriated funds. In addition to the obvious hardship, misappropriation often causes committees to file inaccurate disclosure reports with the FEC, …

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Questionable contributions

Treasurers are responsible for examining all contributions to make sure they are not illegal (i.e., from a prohibited source or in an excessive amount). When receiving a contribution of questionable …

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