Tag Archives: FEC

Jill Stein Raises More Money Post-Election for Recounts than Pre-Election for Campaign

Green Party nominee Jill Stein has been engaged in a post-election fundraising drive in order to pay for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. She does not dispute her own vote totals in those states, but is basing her claim on alleged irregularities, the possibility that voting machines were hacked, and how “unexpected” the results were.… Read more ...

Peregrin Wood: ‘White Supremacist PAC Breaks FEC Laws To Promote Trump’


Peregrin Wood at Irregular Times
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William Johnson of 350 South Figueroa Street, apartment #190 in Los Angeles, California established the American National Trump Super PAC in November of 2015. The stated purpose of this political action committee is to enable white supremacists to support the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party files suit against McCain-Feingold restriction on accepting deceased donor’s bequest

judgeRichard Winger reports at Ballot Access News:

In 2007, Raymond Burrington died and left the Libertarian Party $217,000. The Federal Election Commission would not let the party have the money all at once. Instead, because the McCain-Feingold law limits the amount of money an individual can give to a party (whether the donor is alive or dead), the money had to be parceled out in chunks of about $30,000.

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Public Comment Sought in FEC Petition to Force CPD to Include ONE more Candidate in Presidential Debates

Presidential DebateIn a NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC published last week in the Federal Register, the Federal Election Commission is seeking comments on a Petition to revise its regulations to include one more candidate in the presidential and vice presidential debates.

The INTRODUCTION to the Petition states:

“It has been 22 years since the American public heard from someone other than the Democratic and Republican candidates during the presidential debates, even though a majority of Americans are eager for a candidate who presents an alternative to the two major parties.… Read more ...

Green Party blasts Supreme Court’s McCutcheon vs FEC decision

Green Party blasts Supreme Court’s ruling on campaign contributions, calls for public campaign financing
  • 2014-04-05 00:00:00
  • Washington, DC
  • GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
    http://www.gp.orgFor Immediate Release:
    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Contacts:
    Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
    Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

    Greens call McCutcheon v.

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FEC Completes Compilation of November 2012 Election Returns for All Federal Office

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From Ballot Access News, August 14, 2013: 

The Federal Election Commission has posted “Federal Elections 2012″ on its web page. See here. This is the FEC’s book of election returns. The FEC does an excellent job of compiling the vote accurately for all candidates. The printed version will probably be available in a month.… Read more ...

2016 Presidential Candidate Darryl W. Perry Writes Open Letter to FEC

Open Letter to the FEC

To whom it may concern,

This letter is being sent on behalf of the Darryl W. Perry for President (2016) campaign.

I would like to inform you that on behalf of the campaign, the FEC will not be receiving a Statement of Organization, Statement of Candidacy, any financial reports, etc.… Read more ...

Reason: Johnson Files Complaints, No Plans as Libertarian

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Gary Johnson Files Complaint With the FEC and FCC, Has No Plans to Run as a Libertarian

Lucy Steigerwald | November 15, 2011

Former Gov. Gary Johnson, the guy having the world’s most frustrating presidential campaign, is joining Congressman Ron Paul in rejecting calls to run on the Libertarian Party ticket.… Read more ...

Libertarians Wrights and Gary and several independents are among 17 Texans filed for President with FEC

Anna Tinsley in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram points out that Libertarians Lee Wrights and Roger Gary, Independents Jeffrey “Jeff” Barea, Michael David Elder, John Hoelzel Jr. and Scott Andrew Cain, Eco-Green John “Green” Ferguson and Madisonian Federalist Thaddaus Hill are among 17 candidates from Texas to file with the FEC for President.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party sues FEC over bequests

Press release from LPHQ:

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is challenging certain aspects of the McCain-Feingold political speech restrictions in a new lawsuit filed today against the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

In 2007, a Libertarian Party supporter passed away, leaving the party over $217,000 in his will — an amount over seven times the maximum annual federal contribution limit.… Read more ...

Update on Americans Elect

Jim Cook reports at Irregular Times that Americans Elect is now listed as a political party with the Nevada Secretary of State. They are currently gathering signatures in Arizona and Nevada through Arno Political Consultants.

Americans Elect is registered as a corporation in every US state, and Kellen Arno is listed as the Secretary of Americans Elect.… Read more ...

LNC Candidate Brad Ploeger unendorses Phillies, endorses NOTA for chair after reading Barber’s letter

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Atlanta, Georgia, May 20, 2010 — As many of you may have heard, it has recently come to light that the candidate for National Chair I supported, George Phillies, filed a secret criminal complaint with the Federal Election Commission concerning an alleged irregular transaction between the Libertarian National Committee and the Barr 2008 Presidential Committee.… Read more ...