Michael E. Toner

Michael E. Toner

Michael E. Toner, American attorney and political appointee, specialized in election law, and currently employed by Wiley Rein LLP where he co-chairs the Election Law & Government Ethics Practice. He formerly served as the chairman of the Federal Election Commission , the regulatory body that oversees campaign finance for United States federal elections. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael E. Toner has 30 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum as an Attorney. The year with the most videos was 2002 with 11 videos as a Chief Counsel for the Republican National Committee. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 121 views per program. Most appearances with Scott E. Thomas (19), Danny L. McDonald (17), Bradley A. Smith (17). Most common tags: Campaign Finance, Commercials, First Amendment.

Appearances by Title:c. March 29, 2002 - Present Commissioner, Federal Election Commission
Videos: 21 c. August 10, 2001 - Present Chief Counsel, Republican National Committee Videos: 2


Chair, Federal Election Commission
c. January 1, 2006 - c. December 31, 2006 Videos: 5 Attorney c. April 4, 2000 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Campaign 2008 Assessment

    Campaign 2008 Assessment

    Larry Sabato moderated a panel discussion of political reporters, U.S. House members, and a former secretary of state on the 2008…

  • Campaign 2008 Fundraising Rules

    Campaign 2008 Fundraising Rules

    Mr. Toner talked about fundraising rules for 2008 presidential candidates. Mr. Toner was a member of the Federal Election…

  • Midterm Election Analysis

    Midterm Election Analysis

    Following opening remarks by Professor Sabato, James Carville, a Democratic political strategist and commentator, spoke…

  • Federal Election Commission

    Federal Election Commission

    Mr. Toner talked about Federal Election Commission rules for interest groups in this fall’s midterm elections and other…

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