Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

24 Members of Congress Urge FEC to Allow Campaign-Related Childcare Expenses

May 9, 2018

On Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) led a comment to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), urging the FEC to allow candidates to use campaign funds to pay for campaign-related childcare expenses. Twenty-four Members of Congress co-signed the comment to the FEC, available here. During a year in which a record number of women are running for office, the precedent set by the FEC’s decision will have a nationwide impact.