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The Press Office educates reporters about Commission actions and campaign finance activity, law and regulations. The Office keeps the public up-to-date on Commission activities through press releases and a Weekly Digest.

Press releases

Press releases are published as news happens.

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FEC Inspector General Lynne McFarland retires

WASHINGTON – Lynne A. McFarland, who has served for 27 years as the Federal Election Commission's first and only permanent Inspector General, is retiring after a 40-year career at the ...

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Ann Ravel Departs Federal Election Commission

WASHINGTON – Ann M. Ravel, who joined the Federal Election Commission in 2013 and served as Chair in 2015, will leave the Commission today. She plans to return to her home ...

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Weekly Digests

Weekly Digests are published every Friday.

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Resources for journalists

This section provides useful links, tutorials on how to download FEC data and background information on Commission regulations and reporting requirements.

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If you need to reach the Press Office during non-business hours, please call the FEC's Press Officer, Judith Ingram, at (202) 531-2882.