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Campaigns and Elections

Campaigns and elections



Criminal Division (Justice Dept.), Election Crimes,1400 New York Ave. N.W., #12100, 20005; (202) 514-1412. Richard C. Pilger, Director, (202) 514-1178. Press, (202) 514-2007.


Supervises enforcement of federal criminal laws related to campaigns and elections. Oversees investigation of deprivation of voting rights; intimidation and coercion of voters; denial or promise of federal employment or other benefits; illegal political contributions, expenditures, and solicitations; and all other election violations referred to the division.

Election Assistance Commission,1335 East-West Hwy., #4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (301) 563-3919. Fax, (301) 734-3108. Brian D. Newby, Executive Director; Brenda Bowser Soder, Communications and Public Affairs. Media, (301) 563-3951. Toll-free, (866) 747-1471.

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Serves as national information clearinghouse on the administration of federal elections. Responsible for adopting voting system guidelines. ...

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