ElectionFund.org was created to help American people better understand and monitor fundings of election campaign. Its data source is the Federal Election Commission (FEC) .
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency founded in 1975 by Congress to regulate the campaign finance legislation in the United States. It was created in a provision of the 1975 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.