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  • Weekly Digests

Week of January 29-February 2, 2024

February 2, 2024

Commission meetings and hearings

No open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.

Advisory Opinions

Supplemental Material Received

Advisory Opinion Request 2024-02 (Waters) On February 2, the Commission made public Supplemental Material from the requestor.

Regulations and agency procedures

On January 29, the Commission published a Correction to its Final Rules on Technological Modernization in the Federal Register. The Notice corrects two amendatory instructions that appeared in a Final Rule and Explanation and Justification published on January 2, 2024, which revised certain Commission regulations in light of technological advances in communications, recordkeeping, and financial transactions, and eliminated and updated regulatory references to outdated technologies.

REG 2014-10 and REG 2019-04 – Draft Notice of Inquiry for Segregated Party Accounts On February 1, the Commission made public a draft Notice of Inquiry for Segregated Party Accounts.


Campaign Legal Center, et al. v. FEC (Case No. 22-3319) On January 26, the Commission filed a Second Motion to Dismiss and Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of its Second Motion to Dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


On January 30, Commissioner Shana M. Broussard participated in an event for The AI Trust Foundation entitled, “AI and the 2024 Elections: Ensuring Free and Fair Elections for All.” Microsoft hosted the event at its Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where Commissioner Broussard participated in a fireside chat on “Protecting Election Integrity” with Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of U.S. Government Affairs Frederick S. Humphries, Jr.

Public Disclosure

Updated Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits and Lobbyist Bundling Threshold On January 29, the Commission published updated coordinated party expenditure limits and the lobbyist bundling threshold for 2024 in the Federal Register.

Employment opportunities

The Commission is accepting applications for the position of Associate General Counsel for Litigation through February 5, 2024.

Upcoming Commission meetings and hearings

February 6, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.

February 8, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

February 27, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.

February 29, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

Upcoming educational opportunities

February 27-28, 2024: The Commission will host a webinar for candidates and their campaign committees.

For more information on upcoming training opportunities, see the Commission’s Trainings page.

Upcoming reporting due dates

February 20: February Monthly Reports are due. For more information, see the 2024 Monthly Reporting schedule.

Additional research materials

Election Dates: The Commission has posted Preliminary 2024 Presidential and Congressional Primary Dates, which are subject to change.

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 2020: Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is now 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.

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 Presidential Election Campaign Fund Tax Checkoff Chart provides information on balance of the Fund, monthly deposits into the Fund reported by the Department of the Treasury, payments from the Fund as certified by the FEC, and participation rates of taxpayers as reported by the Internal Revenue Service. For more information on the Presidential Public Funding Program, see the Public Funding of Presidential Elections page.

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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