Federal Election Commission facts for kids
|Formed||October 15, 1974|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of the United States|
|Status||Independent regulatory agency|
|Headquarters||Washington, D.C., USA|
|Annual budget||$79,100,000 USD (FY 2017)|
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency in the United States. Their purpose is to enforce campaign finance law in federal elections. It was created in 1974 through amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act.
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