How to Contact Our Office
The following guidance is provided to ensure correspondence is directed to the appropriate Federal Election Commission Division.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) Office of Inspector General (OIG), was created as a result of a 1988 amendment to the Inspector General Act of 1978. The FEC OIG was established to provide oversight of the internal operations of the FEC, to include the following:
- Conduct and supervise independent and objective audits and investigations relating to agency programs and operations.
- Promote economy, effectiveness and efficiency within the agency.
- Prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse in agency programs and operations.
Examples of OIG Audit and Investigative Responsibilities:
- Audit of the FECs cash management
- Audit of the FECs revenue collection process
- Investigation of an FEC employee suspected of fraud
- Investigation of a FEC contractor suspected of bribery
Examples of Non-OIG Responsibilities:
- Investigation of a possible violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act (Office of the General Counsel)
- Federal campaign finance statistics (Press Office)
- Audit of a candidate committee for a Federal elected office (Audit Division)
- Resource of information on matters involving the administration of Federal elections, such as election fraud, voting system standards, and voter registration (U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 202-566-3100, 866-747-1471)
For a more detailed list of FEC Divisions responsibilities, refer to the FEC Offices page.
How to Contact the Office of Inspector General:
|1-202-694-1015 (Collect calls accepted during business hours)||Federal Election Commission|
|Toll-Free||Office of Inspector General|
|1-800-424-9530 (Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)||999 E Street, NW|
|1-202-501-8134||Washington, DC 20463|
How to Contact the Federal Election Commission:
|1-800-424-9530||Federal Election Commission|
|1-202-694-1100 (Washington, DC)||999 E Street, NW|
|1-202-219-3336 (Hearing Impaired)||Washington, DC 20463|