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  • Weekly Digests

Week of January 22 - 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

Commission meetings and hearings


The Commission made public one Statement of Reasons, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.

MUR 7023

  • Kinzler for Congress and Raj P. Thakral, in his official capacity as treasurer; Illinois Families First and Kristin Kolehouse, in her official capacity as treasurer; and Illinois Family Action. On January 23, Chair Caroline C. Hunter and Commissioners Lee E. Goodman and Matthew S. Petersen issued a Statement of Reasons.


Rulemaking and agency procedures

Educational programs

  •  On January 24, the Commission hosted a Year-End Reporting and FECFile Webinar for Candidate Committees. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

Press releases

Upcoming Commission meetings and hearings

Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.


  • On January 24, Communication Specialist David Garr spoke with a delegation from South America about the role of the Commission. The group is visiting the United States as part of the State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program.

Upcoming educational programs

  • February 21-22: Scottsdale, Arizona Regional Conference for candidates, parties and separate segregated funds. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

Upcoming reporting due dates

  • January 31: 2017 Year-End Reports are due. For information on quarterly reporting dates, refer to the 2018 Quarterly Reporting page of the Commission website.

Additional research materials

Additional research materials about the agency, campaign finance information, and election results are available through the Library section of the Commission website.

The 2018 Congressional Primary Election Dates list is available.

Federal Elections 2016: Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is available. The data was compiled from the official vote totals published by state election offices.

The 2017 edition of the Combined Federal State Disclosure and Election Directory is available. This publication identifies the federal and state agencies responsible for the disclosure of campaign finances, lobbying, personal finances, public financing, candidates on the ballot, election results, spending on state initiatives and other financial filings.

The FEC Record is available as a continuously updated online news source.

The 2017 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations can be downloaded from the website.  To order printed copies, call (800) 424-9530 (press 6) or send an email to

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