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Is the FEC Open with Only Three Commissioners?

Recently, Commissioner Matthew S. Petersen resigned from the FEC, which was already down to four members. Since FEC rules require four members for a quorum, the Commission will not be able to vote to take any actions, issue new rules, offer opinions, or levy fines on committees that violate election laws. Is the FEC open? […]

2017 FEC Reporting Deadlines

While 2017 is not an election year for most, PACs, parties and candidate committees are still required to submit regular filings to the Federal Election Commission. Download one of these helpful one-pagers to remind you of the deadlines to submit reports throughout 2017: 2017 Monthly Filing Deadlines (PDF) 2017 Quarterly & Semi-annual Filing Deadlines (PDF) […]

FEC Standardizes Listings of Names in Reports

Have you noticed a difference in the way that names are appearing on FEC forms? If names appear differently, don’t be alarmed. This is a change that the Federal Election Commission recently made. On Monday, the FEC announced that they changed the naming convention to standardize how names appear on forms. On the website, the […]