Federal Election Commission

New FEC website aims to simplify access to campaign finance data

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The new website consolidates information while providing new tools for journalists, campaigns and the general public.

Scammers promise video proof of fake Clinton scandal, victims get malware instead

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A uniquely strange email phishing campaign is finding success by convincing people to click a link that promises a non-existent video, purportedly showing democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchanging money with terrorists, according to Symantec's security research team​. When the supposed video download link is clicked, malware is instead installed onto the victim’s computer.

Report: Trump campaign was hacked

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Hackers have breached computers used by Republican nominee Donald Trump’s campaign team, according to Reuters.

FEC launches new campaign finance website with 18F help

by Billy Mitchell • 4 years ago

The Federal Election Commission launched a new public website Thursday​ built with the help of 18F, and aimed at improving Americans' access to political fundraising and campaign spending data.

FEC and 18F release new API for campaign finance data

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

GSA's tech team helped the Federal Election Commission's launch its first-ever API on Wednesday

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