Random Audits and Regulatory Compliance

Random audit programs should prioritize transparency to enhance legitimacy and minimize reputational risks.

Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

Scholars argue for strengthening regulations of online political advertising.

FEC Ordered to Reconsider Presidential Debate Rule Barring Third Parties

Court finds that election regulator failed to properly consider a rule on debate participation.

Rethinking Disclosure in the Wake of McCutcheon v. FEC

The FEC’s data system must be improved if campaign finance disclosure is to work.

Primary Season Poses Special Challenges for PAC Spending Reporting

FEC proposes three alternative draft rules for the transparency of multi-state primary expenditures.

Week in Review

Summers withdraws from Fed consideration, Representatives introduce bill to extend FDA authority, and more…