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For Immediate Release Contact:  Judith Ingram
March 19, 2013 Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland


District Court Issues Opinion in Libertarian National Committee, Inc. v. FEC

WASHINGTON – The United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its Memorandum Opinion and Order in Libertarian National Committee, Inc. v. FEC (Case 1:11-cv-00562-RLW) yesterday. The text of the Memorandum Opinion may be found here ( and the text of the Order may be found here (

The Commission was represented in this case by Kevin Hancock, Harry Summers and David Kolker.


The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.