| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Ann Ravel, California’s top campaign finance watchdog, is heading to the Federal Election Commission after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday.
Ravel, a Democrat, was approved alongside Republican Lee Goodman.
The Federal Election...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Advocates trying to place initiatives on California’s ballot may face new requirements under a bill approved by the Legislature this month.
The measure, AB 857 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), would require 10% of petition...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The Federal Election Commission has determined that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign did not violate election law when his then-girlfriend received more than $143,000 for campaign work not listed in financial disclosure forms.
Kirk's ex-wife, Kimberly...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Candidates are already lining up for a shot at representing West Virginia in Congress, but that part of the 2014 ballot still has gaps for both parties.
All three of the state’s U.S. House seats are up next year, while U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Democratic Governors Association wants to conduct federal electioneering activity — things like get-out-the vote campaigns and voter identification programs — but it wants to do it with money that isn't subject to federal campaign...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Both at his trial months ago and as he waited for a federal judge to sentence him Tuesday, Robert Braddock Jr. maintained his silence.
But moments after he was sentenced to 38 months for his role in accepting fraudulent contributions to former House...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Democratic Governors Association is seeking a ruling that would allow it to expand its role in federal elections as its chief fundraiser, Gov. Martin O'Malley, is considering a run for president, documents filed with the Federal Election Commission...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:35 AM
U.S. Rep. Don Young has ended the latest quarter with over $500,000 available for his campaign.
Young reported bringing in about $63,000 between April 1 and June 30. His Federal Election Commission disclosure shows he ended the period with nearly $517,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Democrats in the General Assembly are certain they saved Connecticut's landmark system of publicly financing elections by passing "reforms" signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last month.
The question now is whether the vaunted Citizens Election...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:38 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich raised nearly $1 million toward his re-election effort during the second quarter of the year.
Begich reported having $2 million on hand at the end of June.
The summary of Begich's latest financial disclosure to the Federal...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...