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On March 24, 2020, CLC filed suit against the FEC for failing to act on an administrative complaint demonstrating that 45Committee violated federal campaign finance law by failing to register as a political committee and disclose its donors. The administrative complaint had been pending for 575 days.
On June 6, 2020, CLC filed a motion for default judgment against the FEC, after the FEC failed to make an appearance or otherwise act to defend the lawsuit. The motion demonstrates that CLC is entitled to judgment in its favor.
CLC sued the Federal Election Commission for its failure to enforce transparency laws, allowing large, anonymous donors to funnel millions of dollars into political activity through 45Committee, a dark money group. The FEC’s failure to act threatens transparency and public trust in our elections.
An executive order to restore voting rights will be a tremendous step forward for Iowa and for the rights of returning citizens. In this letter, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) encourages Govenor Reynolds to craft an inclusive order. In particular, we urge her to ensure that Iowans are not denied their voice in our democracy simply because they cannot afford to pay their way into the ballot box.
This manual is a resource for activists and advocates who are helping people with felony convictions vote in Arizona. For more information on felony disenfranchisement, see our online tool RestoreYourVote.
CLC is challenging Arkansas’ onerous requirements to get a ballot initiative before voters. CLC’s client, Arkansas Voters First, is seeking to put an independent redistricting commission on the 2020 ballot.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed comments with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) urging the agency to close the "Bloomberg Billionaire Loophole" in response to an advisory opinion request from a self-financing candidate seeking to transfer funds in excess of contribution limits to a national party committee.