FEC: Comments Filed by CLC & Democracy 21 on Notice 2009-22: Definition of “Federal Election Activity”


Comments submitted jointly by the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 in response to the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) 2009-22, published at 74 Fed. Reg. 53674 (Oct. 20, 2009), seeking comment on proposed changes to its rules defining various components of the term “Federal election activity” under 11 C.F.R. § 100.24. Specifically, the Commission seeks comment on changes to its rules defining “voter registration activity” and “get-out-the-vote activity” (“GOTV activity”) in response to the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Shays v. FEC, 528 F.3d 914 (D.C. Cir. 2008) (“Shays III”).