Politicians, political professionals, and companies need to hold track of the many rules that govern the political process. As particular counsel to the U.S. Home of Representatives, assisted in drafting or amending almost all major federal election legal guidelines of the final generation, including the Federal Contested Election Act, the Help America Vote Act, the Voting Rights Act, the Uniformed and Abroad Citizens Absentee Voting Act, the Federal Election Campaign Act, and the Nationwide Voter Registration Act.
In recent years, the Federal Election Fee (“FEC”), the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), U.S. Senate Choose Committee on Ethics, Home Committee on Ethics, Office of Congressional Ethics (“OCE”), and state regulators have introduced a substantial variety of legal and civil political-regulation instances and investigations in opposition to authorities officers, firms, nonprofit advocacy groups, and their officers.
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