Ann Ravel

New America Foundation

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Ann Ravel is a fellow at the New America Foundation. She is a former chair of both the Federal Election Commission and the California Fair Political Practices Commission.

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Measuring Russian meddling in 'likes' and 're-tweets'

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Ann Ravel, one of the Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission, has resigned in protest to the agency’s failure to enforce campaign finance laws.

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