Commission meetings and hearings
No open meetings or executive sessions were held this week.
On November 2, Chair James E. “Trey” Trainor III discussed the role and work of the Commission with representatives from the Organization of American States (OAS).
On November 5, Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub spoke via videoconference about campaign finance, the role of the FEC, and the 2020 election to a class on election law at William & Mary Law School.
On November 6, Commissioner Weintraub participated via videoconference in a post-election panel discussion, “What Happens Next?,” hosted by Georgetown Law Students for Democratic Reform.
Upcoming Commission meetings
November 10: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.
Upcoming reporting due dates
December 3: 30-Day Post-General reports are due.
Upcoming educational programs
November 18, 2020: The Commission will host a webinar on winding down the campaign and Post-General reporting.
Status of agency operations
See the Commission’s statement on the status of agency operations, updated on August 10, 2020. At this stage, most agency staff remain in telework status and the Commission’s office remains closed to visitors.
Additional research materials
Federal Elections 2018: Election Results for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives is available. The data was compiled from the official vote totals published by state election offices.
Additional research materials about the agency, campaign finance information, and election results are available through the Library section of the Commission website.
The 2019 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.
Other election-related resources
Videos on protecting U.S. elections. The FBI’s Protected Voices initiative provides videos designed to help political campaigns protect themselves from foreign influence. The 2019 videos offer guidance on ransomware, business email compromise, supply chain, social media literacy, and foreign influence operations. Other videos, released in 2018, include cyber hygiene topics such as social engineering, patching, router hardening, and app and browser safety.
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