FEC Updates Rules in Response to Citizens United and McCutcheon, Approves Request On Presidential Nominating Conventions

FEC Updates Rules in Response to Citizens United and McCutcheon, Approves Request On Presidential Nominating Conventions

At today’s public meeting, the FEC updated its rules in response to the Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC, and approved an advisory opinion allowing the Democratic and Republican national party committees to establish separate committees to raise convention funds under a separate contribution limit.