FEC Commissioner Announces Intent to Step Down - State and Federal Communications

January 21, 2022  •  

FEC Commissioner Announces Intent to Step Down

FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

On January 21, Federal Election Commission (FEC) Vice Chair Steven T. Walther announced he would be stepping down as commissioner. In his press release, Walther stated he will step down upon the nomination and confirmation of his replacement.

Serving on the FEC since 2006, Commissioner Walther is a politically independent appointee. No more than three members of the FEC may be registered with the same political party.

The remaining FEC commissioners are Republicans Allen Dickerson, current chair, James E. “Trey” Trainor III, and Sean J. Cooksey; and Democrats Ellen L. Weintraub and Shana M. Broussard.

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