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  • FEC Record: Litigation v. FEC (District Court final judgment)

July 1, 2010

On May 27, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered final judgment on behalf of and declared that the contribution limitations in 2 U.S.C. §§ 441a(a)(1)(C) and 441a(a)(3) cannot be constitutionally applied against and others who wish to contribute to and ordered that the Commission is permanently enjoined from enforcing those contribution limits.

On March 26, 2010, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act that limit the contributions that individuals may make to, and the contributions that may accept from them, violate the First Amendment. See the May 2010 Record.