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For Immediate Release

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Judith Ingram

October 29, 2010

Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland
  Mary Brandenberger

FEC Cites Committees for Failure to File 12-Day Pre-General Financial Reports

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission (FEC) cited 34 campaign committees for failing to file the 12-Day Pre-General Election Report required by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as revised (the Act), for the general election being held on November 2, 2010.

As of October 29, 2010, the required disclosure reports had not been received from:

  • Trevor Drown for US Senate (AR)
  • Elect Ian Gilyeat  (AZ Senate)
  • Joslyn for Senate (AZ)
  • Goodwin Exploratory Committee (CA-19)
  • Vote McNealy (CO-6)
  • Bernie DeCastro Campaign Committee (FL)
  • Bobbie Bean Committee for US Senate (FL)
  • Snitker for Senate (FL)
  • Martin-Back for Congress (FL-3)
  • Jim Horn Election Committee (FL-16)
  • Banciella for US Congress (FL-18)
  • Kunst for Congress (FL-20)
  • Craig Porter for Congress (FL-25)
  • Committee to Elect Roderick Vereen for Congress (FL-17)
  • Willoughby for Congress (HI-2)
  • Bendas for Congress (IL-3)
  • Wilhelm for Congress (MD-3)
  • Committee to Elect Michael Engel for Congress (MA-1)
  • Gerry Dembrowski PAC (MA-7)
  • Tim Olson for Congress Committee (MN-8)
  • Lance Enderle for Congress (MI-8)
  • Committee to Elect Juan N. Babauta for Congress (MP)
  • Committee to Elect Liz Berney (NY-5)
  • Jeff Doctor for Congress (NC-9)
  • Roberts for Ohio (OH-3)
  • Citizens for Litt (OH-4)
  • John Anderson for Congress (OH-7)
  • O’Neill for Congress 2010 (OH-14)
  • Ben Frasier for Congress (SC-1)
  • Jim Pratt for Congress (SC-6)
  • Friends of James Whitfield (TN-5)
  • Jackie Miller for Congress (TN-5)
  • Elect Steve Mueller Campaign Committee (TX-9)
  • Kolosso for Congress Election Committee  (WI-5)

The reports were due on October 21, 2010, and should have included financial activity for the period October 1, 2010, through October 13, 2010. If sent by certified or registered mail, the reports should have been postmarked by October 18, 2010.

The FEC notified committees involved in the general election of their filing requirement on September 27, 2010. Those committees that did not file on the due date were sent notification on October 22, 2010 that their reports had not been received and that their names would be published if they did not respond within four business days.

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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