Lee E. Goodman

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Lee E. Goodman
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Chair of the Federal Election Commission
Term ends
April 30, 2015
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
NominatedJune 21, 2013
ConfirmedSeptember 23, 2013
AppointedOctober 22, 2013
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
General Counsel for the Republican Party of Virginia
2009-2013
Chief Advisor to the Chairman of the Congressional Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce
1999-2000
Legal Counsel and Policy Advisor to the Governor of Virginia
1998-2002
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
Lee E. Goodman is the current Chairman of the Federal Election Commission. He was confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 2013, by a vote of unanimous consent.[1] Goodman's term as an FEC Commissioner ends April 30, 2015.[2]

Goodman was previously an advisor to both the Governor and Attorney General of Virginia, as well as to four presidential elections. Most recently he was the General Counsel for the Republican Party of Virginia.[1]

Biography

Goodman earned his bachelor's and J.D. from the University of Virginia before practicing election law in private practices, LeClairRyan and Wiley Rein LLP. Goodman has also advised and represented public officials.[3] He has written articles on election law and been an advisor during four presidential elections.[1]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Goodman's academic, professional and political career:[1]

Confirmation vote

Goodman was confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 2013, by a vote of unanimous consent.[1]

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