FY2013 FOIA Log (Federal Election Commission)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Federal Election Commission of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Smathers

From: Christopher Mealy

22, 2013

Dear Mr. Smathers:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated October 21, 2013.

Your request for a fee wavier has been granted. Please note that,
depending upon the nature of your request, we may be able to respond to
you more quickly if you are able to state your request more specifically
or narrowly, either in terms of the scope of documents you have requested
or by refining the time frame of your request. If you would like to
discuss this option or if you have any questions, please contact the FOIA
Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650. Please include the following
tracking number in all future correspondence regarding this matter ? FOIA
Request 2014-08.

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.


Christopher Mealy
FOIA Requester
Service Center


October 25, 2013


Jason Smathers
MuckRock News
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205

Subject: Your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the
Federal Election Commission (2013-86)

Dear Mr. Smathers,

This is in response to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) dated and received by the Federal Election
Commission?s (FEC) FOIA Requester Service Center on October 21, 2013. You

?a log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013. ?

We have searched our records and have granted your request in full.
Enclosed is a copy of the requested FOIA log.

You may appeal any adverse FOIA determination. Any such appeal
must be filed in writing and should follow the guidelines set forth in 11
C.F.R. ยง 4.8. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Service