Political ads are hitting TV early. Here’s how to track them in Central Oregon.
State candidates report their campaign finances in Orestar. Federal candidates report to the FEC. When they buy ad time on TV or radio, though, the station who runs the ad also has to report it separately to the FCC in what are called Public Inspection Files.
Campaign finance reporting depends on transparency
Mistakes happen. Trust is key.
Law, ethics, and what campaigns do
Sometimes they’re three very different things.
A Snapshot of Campaign Finances Ahead of the Election
Spending is up modestly, except for a few going to the stratosphere.