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  • Weekly Digests

Week of November 9-13, 2020

November 13, 2020

Commission meetings and hearings

On November 10, the Commission met in executive session.


Lieu, et al. v. FEC (Case No. 19-1398) On November 9, the Supreme Court of the United States denied certiorari.

Level the Playing Field, et al. v. FEC (Case No. 20-XXXX) On November 9, Plaintiffs filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Commissioner Statements

On November 10, Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub issued a letter to the General Services Administration Administrator.


On November 12, Communications Specialist Chris Berg discussed the role and work of the Commission with Pharmavite LLC.

Upcoming Commission meetings

December 8: 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

Contribution Limits. In addition to the current limits, the Commission has posted an archive of contribution limits that were in effect going back to the 1975-1976 election cycles.

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.

FEC Notify: Want to be notified by email when campaign finance reports are received by the agency? Sign up here.

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.

Join the FEC on Twitter and YouTube

Follow @FEC on Twitter to receive the latest information on agency updates, news releases, and weekly activity. Subscribe to our YouTube channel, FECTube: FECConnect on Demand, to watch instructional videos that have been designed to help candidates and committees comply with federal campaign finance laws. Note that the FEC is not currently available through other social media platforms at this time. The use of the agency’s logo, name, and likeness on other media has not been authorized by the FEC.