At its open meeting of May 6, 2021, the Commission unanimously approved 14 legislative recommendations to send to Congress for consideration. The recommendations transmitted to Congress are available on the …Read more
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On May 4, 2021, Anna Paulina Luna for Congress (plaintiff) filed suit against the FEC in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the court). The plaintiff …Read more
Ohio has scheduled special elections to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 15th Congressional District being vacated by Representative Steve Stivers. The Special Primary Election will be …Read more
The Commission will hold a one-day online seminar for federal candidates and their campaign committees on June 9, 2021. Commission staff will conduct several technical workshops on the federal campaign …Read more
On May 3, 2021, the Commission published a notice of availability in the Federal Register at 86 Fed. Reg. 23300 that seeks public comment on a petition for rulemaking filed …Read more
Commission’s decision to exercise prosecutorial discretion immune from review in CREW v. FEC (D.C. Cir. 19-5161)
On April 9, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the Court) affirmed the district court’s decision granting summary judgment in a suit filed …Read more
The Commission will hold a one-day online seminar for political party committees on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. FEC staff will conduct several technical workshops on the federal campaign finance laws …Read more
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AO 2021-03: Officeholders who are members of the NRSC and NRCC may use campaign funds to pay for personal security
Campaign funds may be used to pay for bona fide, legitimate, professional security personnel to protect the Members of Congress who comprise the NRSC and NRCC from threats arising from …Read more
New Mexico has scheduled a special election to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 1st Congressional District vacated by Representative Debra A. Haaland. The Special General Election …Read more
Ohio has scheduled special elections to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 11th Congressional District vacated by Representative Marcia L. Fudge. The Special Primary Election will be …Read more
On March 17, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted the Commission’s motion for summary judgment in Public Citizen v. FEC. The court held …Read more
The Commission will hold a one-day online seminar for trade associations and their political action committees (PACs) on Wednesday, April 28.
Attendees can choose one of two options. Option 1 …Read more
The Commission will hold a hybrid in-person and virtual conference in Denver, Colorado, on August 17-18, 2021. At the two-day conference, Commissioners and FEC staff will conduct a variety of …Read more
Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 may proceed with FECA claim, may not proceed with APA claim (20-0730)
On February 19, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (the court) ruled that the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 (plaintiffs) had standing to sue the …Read more
Texas will hold a Special General Election on May 1, 2021, to fill the 6th Congressional District House seat of the late Representative Ron Wright. There are two possible elections, …Read more