As a U.S. citizen living abroad, Jean-Marc Bertrand (“the requestor”) may purchase online political advertisements in connection with elections in the United States. Neither the Federal Election Campaign Act (the …Read more
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The Commission will offer its annual Year-End Reporting and FECFile workshops in January 2021. The webinars for candidate committees will be held on Wednesday, January 13, while the webinars for …Read more
On December 2, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reversed its previous decision by concluding that Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and Catherine Hinckley Kelley (together, Plaintiffs) …Read more
Georgia will hold general and special runoff elections for its two U.S. Senate seats on January 5, 2021. Participating campaigns must file additional reports in connection with these elections, and …Read more
On October 6, 2020, the Campaign Legal Center (plaintiff) filed suit against the FEC in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the court). The plaintiff seeks …Read more
On November 18, the Commission will host a webinar to help candidate committees prepare to wind down their campaigns and file their 30 Day Post-General (30G) Reports, due December 3. …Read more
McCutcheon, et al. v. FEC alleges failure to issue advisory opinion within 60 days (D.D.C. 20-02485)
On September 4, 2020, Shaun McCutcheon and McCutcheon for Freedom (plaintiffs) filed suit against the FEC in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the court). The …Read more
On August 19, 2020, the United States District Court for the District of Utah entered a consent judgment finding that defendant Jeremy Johnson knowingly and willfully violated the Federal Election …Read more
On August 13, 2020, The Patriots Foundation (“plaintiff”) filed suit against the FEC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that the Commission failed to act …Read more
On August 21, 2020, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed a district court decision that the Commission’s independent expenditure disclosure rule at 11 CFR …Read more