|For Immediate Release||Contact:||Judith Ingram|
|February 14, 2013||Julia Queen|
FEC Approves Three Proposed Final Audit Reports
WASHINGTON –The Federal Election Commission today approved three Proposed Final Audit Reports.
Proposed Final Audit Report on McCain-Palin 2008 Inc. and McCain-Palin Compliance Fund, Inc. The Commission approved the Proposed Final Audit Report on McCain-Palin 2008 Inc. and McCain-Palin Compliance Fund, Inc., covering campaign finance activity between March 24, 2008 and December 31, 2008. The Commission did not find any material non-compliance in connection with the McCain-Palin Joint Fundraising Committees. The Commission approved a finding relating to the Compliance Fund’s failure to file 48-hour notices for contributions. The report also addressed an additional issue related to campaign travel billing for press in connection with McCain-Palin 2008 Inc. A Statement of Reasons was released by Chair Ellen L. Weintraub and Commissioners Steven T. Walther and Cynthia L. Bauerly.
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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