News Releases, Media Advisories

For Immediate Release:                                                                                             Contact:  Kelly Huff
April 6, 2000                                                                                                                                  Ron Harris
                                                                                                                                                        Sharon Snyder
                                                                                                                                                        Ian Stirton

 

FEC ANNOUNCES WEEKEND AND EXTENDED HOURS

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission has scheduled weekend and extended hours for the Public Records Office to accommodate press and public seeking review of campaign disclosure reports.

From April 15 through April 22 the hours are:

Weekdays …………... ..….… 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday…………………….. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday…………………....…. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

April quarterly reports cover financial activity from January 1, 2000, through March 31, 2000. The reports are due by close of business Saturday, April 15, if sent regular mail or hand-delivered. If sent certified or registered mail, disclosure reports must be postmarked no later than midnight of the due date. Senate campaigns file their reports with the Secretary of the Senate, who then forwards the reports to the FEC. House, PAC, and party committees file their reports with the FEC.

Digital images of campaign finance reports are now available on the FEC Website, www.fec.gov. All reports filed by PACs, political parties, Presidential, and House campaigns are available for viewing on the Web within 48 hours of the reports being received by the FEC.

The Public Records Office is now accepting Visa and Mastercard as method of payment for copying documents and deposits for Public Records accounts. The telephone number for the Public Records Office is (202) 694-1120, or toll-free (800) 424-9530 (extension #3). The FAXline number is 202/501-3413.

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