This is a legal form that was released by the Federal Election Commission on January 1, 2001 and used country-wide. Check the official instructions before completing and submitting the form.
Q: What is FEC Form 1M?
A: FEC Form 1M is a form used to notify the Federal Election Commission (FEC) of multicandidate status.
Q: What is multicandidate status?
A: Multicandidate status refers to the designation given to political committees that meet certain criteria set by the FEC.
Q: What are the criteria for multicandidate status?
A: The criteria for multicandidate status include having received contributions from at least 50 people and having made contributions to at least five federal candidates.
Q: Why is multicandidate status important?
A: Multicandidate status allows political committees to receive larger contributions from individuals and other political committees.
Q: Who is required to file FEC Form 1M?
A: Political committees that meet the criteria for multicandidate status are required to file FEC Form 1M.
Q: How often is FEC Form 1M filed?
A: FEC Form 1M is filed within 10 days of becoming eligible for multicandidate status and then annually on January 1st.