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  • FEC Record: Outreach

FEC to host "Candidate 101" webinar (2013)

January 9, 2013

On February 13, 2013, the Commission will offer a webinar for new candidates and their committees. “Candidate 101: Preparing for the Next Election Cycle” offers an introduction to the campaign finance laws and regulations that apply to federal candidates and campaigns, covering topics such as candidate registration, treasurer responsibilities, contribution limits and prohibitions, and basic reporting requirements.

Webinar Information. This workshop is available only online via webinar. Additional instructions and technical information will be provided to those who register.

Registration information. The registration fee is $15. A full refund will made for all cancellations received before 5 p.m. EST on Friday, February 8; no refunds will be made for cancellations received after that time. Complete registration information is available on the FEC’s website at and from Faxline, the FEC’s automated fax system (202/501-3413, request document 590).

Registration questions
Please direct all questions about webinar registration and fees to Sylvester Management at 1-800/246-7277 or email For other questions call the FEC’s Information Division at 800/424-9530 (press 6), or send an email to

Roundtable schedule:

January 16, 2013

FEC headquarters and online

  • Reporting for PACs and Party Committees, 1:00 — 2:30 PM EST
  • FECFile & E-Filing for PACs and Party Committees, 2:45 — 4:15 PM EST

January 23, 2013

Online only

  • Reporting for Candidate Committees, 1:00 — 2:30 PM EST
  • FECFile & E-Filing for Candidate Committees, 2:45 — 4:15 PM EST

February 13, 2013

Online only

  • “Candidate 101: Preparing for the Next Election Cycle,” 1:00 — 2:30 PM EST


  • Author 
    • Molly Niewenhous