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The FEC administers and enforces federal campaign finance law and discloses the sources and amounts of funds used to finance our elections

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Campaign finance data

Showing how money is raised and spent in federal elections.

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Registration and reporting

Providing guidance for individuals and groups that are active in federal elections.

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Legal resources

Administering and enforcing federal campaign finance law.

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Campaign finance data

Find out how a specific candidate or committee raises and spends money

Track recently reported financial activity, like total cash on hand

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Discover which groups are supporting or opposing a candidate

Look up independent expenditures »

Learn who's donating to candidates and committees

Look up an individual contributor »

Registration and reporting

Different groups have different registration and reporting requirements

Learn about requirements »

Committees have 35 days to respond to Requests for Additional Information (RFAIs)

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Committees must file regular reports about their financial activity

Find upcoming reporting deadlines »

The FEC regularly hosts training events for candidates and committees

Find upcoming webinars, conferences and trainings »

Citizen information

The FEC maintains financial data for past and current elections and the candidates in those races

Find by state and district


Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. By law, no more than three can represent the same political party.

Learn more about the FEC’s history and mission »
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