What is federal election commission?

Federal Election Commission

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that was founded in 1975 by the United States Congress to regulate the campaign finance legislation in the United States. It was created in a provision of the 1975 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act. It describes its duties as "to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections."

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Citizens United V. Federal Election Commission - Super PACs
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... since 1995, had been expected to seek re-election (and ran unopposed in the party primary), but announced on July 31, 2012 that he will retire at the end of the term ... group ratings at Project Vote Smart Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission David Joyce Dave Joyce campaign website Office of the Geauga ...
Citizens United V. Federal Election Commission
... Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S ... that mentioned a candidate within 60 days of a general election or 30 days of a primary, and prohibited such expenditures by corporations and unions ... Federal Election Commission (2003) ...

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