- Sep 15, 2016
The Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) sets individual contribution limits to federal candidates at $2,700 per election — with primaries, general elections, runoffs and special elections each counted separately.
- Apr 22, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the Federal Election Commission for dismissing five complaints that CLC and D21 filed with the agency. The dismissed complaints called for FEC investigation into donors who broke disclosure laws by hiding behind personal Limited Liability Companies (LLC) to anonymously make contributions to super PACs.
- Aug 3, 2015
The federal campaign laws have long placed limits on what individuals and certain entities can give to political parties in connection with federal elections. The Republican Party of Louisiana is asking a three-judge federal district court in D.C. to undo the “soft money” limits applicable to state and local party committees engaged in federal election activity.
- Jan 31, 2017
These comments support a petition for rulemaking asking the FEC to issue regulations to create separate contirbution limits on contributions to three types of restricted political party accounts.
- Dec 20, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center filed a letter with the FEC providing additional evidence that private prison company GEO Group illegally contributed a total of $225,000 to the Donald Trump-affiliated super PAC Rebuilding America Now, in violation of the 75-year-old ban on government contractors making political contributions.