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Government Documents - Independent Agencies, Boards, and Commissions: Federal Elections Commission

Overview of the publications of federal boards, commissions, and other bodies in the Government Documents Collection.

About the agency

The Federal Elections Commission (FEC) was created as a result of the Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1971. The FEC enforces the Act, which deals with financing of federal elections. Most of its publications relate to campaign finance rules and compliance.

Internet resources

Our holdings

Government Documents has a large collection of FEC publications, including the following series:

The Record (Y 3.EL 2/3:11) The FEC's newsletter.

Campaign finance law (Y 3.EL 2/3:2-10)

Federal election campaign laws (Y 3.EL 2/3:2 C 15/2)

Federal elections (Y 3.EL 2/3:16) Election results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives

In addition, we have general publications, statistical reports, handbooks, guides, manuals, and research reports, as well as Congressional hearings and reports relating to the FEC and federal elections.

Related publications

Voting and registration in the election of [year] (C 3.186/3:) Demographic analysis of voting and voter registration in the states published by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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