Happy Holidays, Super PACs: FEC Removes Yet Another Block Against Dark Money

October 6, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns

The Federal Elections Commission (FEC) has quietly released a new advisory opinion that will make it even easier for candidates and their staffers to solicit for super PACs donations.

The opinion states that candidates can ask for funds from donors as long as they are meeting in small groups—as small as three people, according to the Washington Post, which first reported on the story Thursday.

In addition, campaign staffers and consultants will be allowed to solicit large donations for a super PAC as long as they make clear they were not directed to do so by the candidate, the Post‘s Matea Gold reports.

Gold continues:

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