McGahn Resigns from FEC - State and Federal Communications

September 20, 2013  •  

McGahn Resigns from FEC

FEC shadowOn September 18, Donald F. McGahn II announced his resignation from the Federal Election Commission (FEC). McGahn served with the commission since 2008.

Currently, President Obama’s two new nominations for the commission, Anne Ravel and Lee E. Goodman, are in the process of being confirmed as commissioners with the FEC. On September 17, they both received unanimous approval from the Senate Rules and Administration Committee. Ravel is the chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Goodman is a partner with the law firm of LeClairRyan.

Without McGahn, the FEC has only four of the six required commissioners serving, all with expired terms.

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