“The FEC, the Big Issues, and Getting Right a Few Basics–Like Disclosure”

Bauer: Public Citizen has concluded that the Federal Election Commission is failing.  Its shortcomings are “dramatic and uncharacteristic”, because they range across the entire field of their responsibilities in conducting audits; enforcing the law through investigations, settlements and lawsuits; and … Continue reading

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“Feds probing alleged voting rights violations involving disabled Californians”

LAT: Federal authorities are investigating allegations that California and its courts are unlawfully denying voting rights to some intellectually disabled residents, according to documents released Wednesday. Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice in Sacramento have requested records from Secretary … Continue reading

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“Roiled in Partisan Gridlock, the FEC Cannot Do Its Job in the 2016 Elections”

Press release: The nation’s elections agency remains incapacitated by the ideological divide between its Democratic and Republican commissioners, according to a study (PDF) Public Citizen released today. In “Roiled in Partisan Gridlock, Federal Election Commission is Failing,” Public Citizen found … Continue reading

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