CLC Complaint Alleges John Bolton Super PAC’s Connection to Cambridge Analytica Resulted in Campaign Finance ViolationsMar 30, 2018
CLC filed a complaint with the FEC alleging that the John Bolton Super PAC’s work with Cambridge Analytica resulted in unlawful coordinated communications during the 2014 election cycle.
- Mar 27, 2018
The decision to add a citizenship question to the census is purely political, and could have a destructive effect on the accuracy of the data we rely on to structure our democracy.
Complaint: Mississippi Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel Engaged in Brazen Coordination with Mercer-Backed Super PAC ‘Remember Mississippi’Mar 26, 2018
WASHINGTON – Today, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that Remember Mississippi, a super PAC funded by national GOP megadonors Robert Mercer and Richard Uihlein, illegally made contributions to Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel. Among other things, the Remember Mississippi super PAC, which was formed by McDaniel’s assistant, took the unprecedented step of organizing, funding and advertising three McDaniel campaign events, which included speeches expressly advocating for McDaniel’s election in front of a “McDaniel U.S. Senate 2018” backdrop.
- Mar 13, 2018
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Fair Elections Act, a voluntary system that will allow qualified candidates an initial grant followed by matching funds on small donations in District elections. Campaign Legal Center (CLC) is part of the DC Fair Elections Coalition and testified in support of the bill at a committee hearing.
President Trump Should Act on OSC Recommendation to Take Disciplinary Action Against Kellyanne ConwayMar 6, 2018
The question now is whether the White House will uphold the Hatch Act, as it is up to the White House to decide how high-level employees like Conway should be disciplined. The willfulness of Conway’s violation makes clear that anything less than removal from the federal service or a lengthy unpaid suspension will not deter future misconduct on her part.
Alabama Voters Went to the Polls in December Without Knowing Source of Millions in Spending by Mysterious Democratic Super PAC Highway 31Mar 5, 2018
CLC filed a complaint with the FEC alleging that Democratic super PAC Highway 31 violated campaign finance law by cooking up a secrecy scheme to spend $4.2 million on the race while keeping their donors in the shadows until after election day.
- Mar 2, 2018
Debbie Lesko, a congressional candidate for Arizona’s eighth district, illegally funneled $50,000 from her state campaign fund to a super PAC supporting her congressional race, according to a complaint CLC filed yesterday with the FEC.
- Mar 1, 2018
CLC and a coalition of organizaitons submitted a friend-of-the-court brief challenging Alabama's voter ID law.
- Feb 21, 2018
President Trump urged Pennsylvania Republicans to stand by their original extreme partisan gerrymandered map, which were struck down by their State Supreme Court, after the court said it clearly and plainly violated the state’s constitution. CLC released a statement to show the bipartisan support for putting reasonable limits on partisan gerrymandering.
- Feb 19, 2018
Multiple states can follow PA’s lead if U.S. Supreme Court adopts a standard for measuring unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering