Scoop: The FEC's plans for political ad disclosures

The commission may consider a database and a ban on automated political ads. Photo: Marco Garcia / AP

Officials at the Federal Election Commission are reaching out to political ad buyers, among others, to solicit more comments about potential new disclosure rules, Axios has learned. At this point, most of the FEC's efforts are around gathering ideas about ways to modernize outdated disclosure laws.

Within the FEC and on Capitol Hill, a few other ideas expected to be considered (they're still very far off from actual implementation):