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Federal Administrative Decisions and Resources: FEC

Guide to federal administrative agencies, including links to decisions and regulations on agency websites, along with the mission statement of each agency.

Mission Statement

In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are 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.

FEC Advisory Opinions

Meetings and Disclosure Documents