FEC Commissioner Ravel Reponds to My Post About Commissioner Goodman and Partisan Bias

Yesterday I posted a link to an article quoting FEC Commissioner Goodman claiming that there are many more complaints against Republican and conservative campaign finance organizations than liberal and Democratic ones. I offered three potential reasons for the disparity. FEC Commissioner … Continue reading

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“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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“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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