December 18, 2015 •
FEC Selects Matthew Peterson as Chairman
On December 17, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) elected Matthew Petersen as its chairman and Steven T. Walther as its vice chairman for 2016.
Peterson has been a commissioner with the FEC since 2008 and Walther has been a commissioner since 2006. Each previously served as both chairman and vice chairman. They are two of the four commissioners serving with expired terms. Normally, each member serves a six-year term with a rotating chairmanship among the members with no member serving as chairman more than once during his or her term.
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