Tag Archives: Federal Election Commission

FEC Orders Gary Johnson’s 2012 Campaign to Repay $332k

In a letter dated April 5 and addressed to Governor Gary Johnson and Gary Johnson 2012, Inc., the Federal Election Commission states that it has “determined, after administrative review, that Governor Johnson and the Committee must repay $332,191 to the United States Treasury. Governor Johnson and the Committee must repay this amount within 30 calendar days after service of this determination.” Attached to the letter is a detailed statement of reasons, summarized as a finding that “the Committee used matching funds to defray non-qualified campaign expenses.”

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New FEC rule request on presidential debates, noting flaws in Level the Playing Field proposal

via Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On June 3, Independentvoting.org and its attorney, Harry Kresky, asked the Federal Election Commission to issue a new rule about general election presidential debates. Like the earlier request by Level the Playing Field, the request for a new rule seeks to expand entry into those debates.

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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 ...

Total possible electoral votes

The Green Papers lists possible electoral votes in each state. The source page also has each state’s ballot-qualified candidates and registered write-ins, as well as the FEC reported fundraising totals for each campaign.… Read more ...

Bob Barr campaign broke?

Susan Davis reports:

In perhaps the most desperate sounding e-mail solicitation yet this election cycle, third party Libertarian candidate Bob Barr’s campaign manager sent out a plea today to supporters to raise $15,000 each day this week—or else.

Under the subject line, “Have I said or done something to offend you?” Russ Verney writes, “You see, I have to report that unless we receive and immediate cash infusion of $85,000, our progress will stop dead in its tracks.

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