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Got primary debt?

Did you know that a campaign committee may be able to accept additional contributions after an election to retire campaign debt?

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after …

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Party GOTV activity is FEA

Party committees conducting get-out-the-vote (GOTV) activity now should be aware that such activity is considered to be federal election activity (FEA) under the Act. As such, it must be paid …

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Responding to RFAIs

FEC Campaign Finance Analysts send Requests for Additional Information (RFAIs) when they need clarification or identify an error, omission or possible prohibited activity on a committee’s report. If you receive …

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Contributions to retire debts

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after an election is over, it may raise contributions to retire the debt provided that:

  • The contribution is designated for that election …
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