WASHINGTON – At its open meeting today, the Federal Election Commission approved a proposed final audit report and an Audit Division recommendation memorandum.
Proposed Final Audit Report on Communications Workers of America – COPE Political Contributions Committee The Commission approved, subject to edits made at the table, the Proposed Final Audit Report on the Communications Workers of America – COPE Political Contributions Committee, covering campaign finance activity between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. The Commission approved findings related to misstatement of financial activity and disclosure of occupation and name of employer.
Audit Division Recommendation Memorandum on Steve Daines for Montana The Commission approved Findings 2 and 3, subject to edits made at the table, in the Audit Division Recommendation Memorandum on Steve Daines for Montana, covering campaign finance activity from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020. The approved findings related to disclosure of debts and obligations and disclosure of receipts.
Audit Division Recommendation Memorandum on Citizens for Waters The Commission held over consideration of the Audit Division Recommendation Memorandum on Citizens for Waters.
Proposed Directive Regarding Investigations Conducted by the Office of General Counsel The Commission held over discussion of the proposed directive.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.###