Your Submission is Accepted: FEC’s Digital Gatekeeper Bars Few

by - October 14, 2014

The Federal Election Commission has recently enlisted the help of an outside agency, the General Services Administration, and its elite squad of civic techies called 18F to overhaul its website and push the boundaries of open disclosure to new heights. And while the notion of a government agency tweaking its internal workings may not seem like a big deal, the computer system at the FEC holds a unique role in the electoral process: It determines whether accurate information is available to the public immediately, or with a sometimes sizable delay.

Source: Your Submission is Accepted: FEC’s Digital Gatekeeper Bars Few | OpenSecrets Blog

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