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Register Now for the FEC’s Public Forum on Website Improvement in One Week
(Posted 09/10/2014)

The FEC’s Public Forum on Website Improvement is scheduled for September 17, 2014 at the FEC’s headquarters in Washington, DC. The Forum will provide an opportunity for individuals who use the FEC website to share their experiences and make recommendations for ways to improve the website’s presentation and design. Read more...

FEC to Host Reporting and FECFile Workshops
(Posted 09/02/2014; By Isaac Baker)

The Commission will offer reporting and FECFile workshops next month to help filers prepare for the busy pre-election filing period. The workshops for candidates will be offered online only and will be held on Wednesday, October 1. The sessions for PACs and party committees will be held on Wednesday, October 8, both at the Commission and online as a webinar for those who cannot attend in person. Read more...

FEC Chairman Lee E. Goodman and Vice Chair Ann M. Ravel to Host Public Forum on Website Improvement
(Posted 08/20/2014)

The Federal Election Commission has launched an extensive effort to improve the Commission’s website by enhancing the public’s access to and the delivery of campaign finance data. In partnership with 18F, a newly formed organization within the General Services Administration (GSA), the FEC is in the process of creating an agile, navigable, intuitive, user-based online platform to better deliver campaign finance information to all of our users.

A key part of this effort is to hear from FEC website users and the public directly. As Chairman and Vice Chair, we invite you to join us on September 17, 2014 for an informal public forum to discuss the website. Read more...

Reporting Campaign Debt
(Posted 07/21/2014; By Zainab Smith)

This article answers common questions about reporting campaign debt. The Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act) and Commission regulations require committees to report debts and obligations continuously if they exceed $500 or have been outstanding 60 days or more. Read more...

Roundtable on Pre-Election Communications
(Posted 07/10/2014; By Isaac Baker)

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT, the Commission will host a roundtable workshop to review the rules and reporting requirements for specific types of pre-election communications, including: electioneering communications, independent expenditures and coordinated communications. Read more ...

Updated Candidate Guide Now Available
(Posted 06/20/2014)

The 2014 Campaign Guide for Congressional Candidates and Committees is now available on the Commission’s website. Read more ...



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