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Weekly Digests are published every Friday and summarize the week's publicly disclosed activity. Press releases are published as news happens.

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New election cycle begins

November 7, 2018, marked the beginning of a new election cycle. For reporting purposes, campaigns aggregate receipts and disbursements on an election cycle basis. As a result, all 2018 campaigns ...

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Handy Election Day links

Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day! While the FEC's mission relates solely to the financing of federal elections, we often get questions about other election-related topics, such as:

  • Where do ...
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Responding to an RFAI

At some point in your committee’s history, you may receive an RFAI, or Request for Additional Information. 

An RFAI is sent if your committee’s FEC Campaign Finance Analyst ...

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Joint fundraising

As the general election approaches, committees may consider partnering up on fundraising efforts by holding joint fundraisers. 

Joint fundraising is fundraising conducted jointly by a federal political committee and one ...

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Got primary debt?

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

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after an ...

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Conventions and meetings

Conventions and meetings are good opportunities for connected organizations to reach potential contributors to their SSFs. Part of the planning process should include a review of the SSF solicitation rules ...

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