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On October 20, 2023, Campaign Legal Center and OpenSecrets (plaintiffs) filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that the Commission unlawfully failed to act …Read more
The Upshur County Republican Executive Committee (Upshur County) and the West Virginia Republican Party (State Party) are not affiliated for purposes of the Federal Election Campaign Act’s (the Act) contribution …Read more
On November 2, 2023, the Commission approved a directive which sets forth how the Office of General Counsel (OGC) conducts investigations following a reason-to-believe (RTB) finding in an enforcement matter. …Read more
The Commission has ended the consideration of a rulemaking which would have revised Commission regulations to treat certain limited liability partnerships (LLPs) as corporations for purposes of the Federal Election …Read more
On September 29, 2023, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the court) granted both parties’ cross-motions for summary judgment in part and denied both motions in …Read more
Printed copies of the 2023 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are now available. Contact the Commission's Information Division at 202-694-1100 or 800-424-9530 (menu option …Read more
The Commission has decided not to initiate rulemakings in response to two petitions for rulemaking.
REG 2016-01 (Comments on Advisory Opinion Drafts)
On February 10, 2016, the Commission received a …Read more
California has scheduled special elections to fill the remainder of the late Senator Dianne Feinstein’s unexpired U.S. Senate term. The Special Primary Election will be held on March 5, 2024, …Read more
Political committees, individuals and organizations spent more than $2 billion on independent expenditures during the 2021-22 election cycle. If you’d like to learn more about these unlimited express …Read more
On September 20, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied both the FEC’s and Intervenor American Action Network’s (AAN) motions to dismiss and stayed the case …Read more
The Commission will offer a two-hour online training session for campaign committees that use FECFile to file their disclosure reports. The webinar, to be held on Wednesday, October 4, is …Read more
Comments sought on amending regulation to include deliberately deceptive Artificial Intelligence in campaign ads
On August 16, 2023, the Commission published a notification of availability in the Federal Register at 88 Fed. Reg. 55606 that seeks public comment on a petition for rulemaking filed …Read more
The FEC will hold an in-person training event for candidate committees and political party committees at its Washington, DC headquarters on Wednesday, October 25.
This event is designed for federal …Read more