|For Immediate Release||Contact:||Judith Ingram|
|December 17, 2014||Julia Queen|
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FEC Approves 2015 Meeting Dates, Elects 2015 Officers
WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission today approved the meeting dates for the first half of next year and elected a Chair and Vice Chairman for 2015.
2015 Meeting Dates. The Commission approved meeting dates for 2015.
Election of Officers. The Commission elected Ann M. Ravel as Chair and Matthew S. Petersen as Vice Chairman. Commissioner Ravel has served on the Commission since October 2013, and she served as Vice Chair in 2014. Commissioner Petersen joined the Commission in 2008, and he has served in both the positions of Chairman and Vice Chairman.
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.