Push to Revive FEC Could Curb Court Action on Campaign Finance

Bloomberg Government

FEC staff lawyers would also be able to defend such dismissals in court and prevent alleged violators from being sued, said Adav Noti, a former commission staff attorney, who’s now chief of staff at the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center. "For the FEC to do its job to protect the voices of all voters, not just special interests, the agency and the nomination process must be reformed,” Trevor Potter, an election lawyer and former Republican FEC commissioner who’s president of the Campaign Legal Center, said in a statement in March opposing Trainor’s confirmation.

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