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FEC issues an advisory opinion and new reporting rules for independent expenditures and electioneering communications; approves legislative recommendations for 2018; elects officers for 2019

WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission today issued an advisory opinion and approved a Final Rule and Explanation and Justification in connection with the reporting of independent expenditures and electioneering communications ...

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Contributions to retire debts

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after an election is over, it may raise contributions to retire the debt provided that:

  • The contribution is designated for that election ...
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New election cycle begins

November 7, 2018, marked the beginning of a new election cycle. For reporting purposes, campaigns aggregate receipts and disbursements on an election cycle basis. As a result, all 2018 campaigns ...

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