Federal Election Commission/Related Articles
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- See also changes related to Federal Election Commission, or pages that link to Federal Election Commission or to this page or whose text .
- U.S. federal elections : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. election law : Add brief definition or description
- Federal Election Campaign Act : Add brief definition or description
- Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act : Add brief definition or description
- Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act : Add brief definition or description
- Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission : A 2010 (130 S. Ct. 876) Supreme Court of the United States decision that First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution rights applied to corporations as well as biological persons, reversing laws that restricted corporate contributions to political campaigns
- 501(c)(4) : In U.S. tax law, an organization that has been determined to be nonprofit, but may be political; contributions to it are not tax-deductible; it can engage in research and education, affect specific policy or legislation, but not directly contribute to candidates or campaign for or against them. Their ability to campaign, not coordinated with the candidate, may have been expanded by Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
- 527 : Add brief definition or description
- Corporation : In commerce, an organisation that is jointly owned by shareholders who participate in its profits but are not personally liable for its debts. More generally, a legal entity that is distinct from its owners and may employ people, buy and sell assets, and lend or borrow money.
- Political Action Committee : Add brief definition or description
- Trade union : A modern organization of workers, arising in the second half of the 19th century and representing workers in a single occupation (e.g. steelworkers, miners or teachers) or a broader class of workers (e.g. office workers).