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  • FEC Record: Outreach

Roundtable on pre-election communications (2014)

July 10, 2014

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT, the Commission will host a roundtable workshop to review the rules and reporting requirements for specific types of pre-election communications, including:

  • Electioneering communications;
  • Independent expenditures; and
  • Coordinated communications.

The presentation will also highlight recent court decisions, advisory opinions and rulemakings related to these types of communications. Attendees representing registered committees will have an opportunity to meet their Campaign Finance Analyst after the session.

Webinar information. The workshop will be simulcast for online attendees. Additional instructions and technical information will be provided to those who register for the webinar.

In-person attendees. Attendance is limited to 50 people. The workshop will be held at the FEC’s headquarters at 999 E Street, NW, Washington, DC. The building is within walking distance of several subway stations.

Registration information. The registration fee is $25 to attend in-person or $15 to participate online. A full refund will made for all cancellations received on/before Friday, August 15; no refund will be made for cancellations received after that date. 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).

Workshop materials. Webinar participants will receive electronic copies of workshop materials in advance. During registration, those attending in-person may choose to receive electronic copies in advance or a folder with printed materials at the event.

Registration questions

Please direct all questions about the roundtable/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


  • Author 
    • Isaac Baker
    • Communications Specialist