Ann Ravel

Ravel

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
September 23, 2013

Ann Ravel, chair of the state’s ethics watchdog, today received unanimous confirmation to serve on the Federal Election Commission.

The U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Ravel, a Democrat, and Lee Goodman, a Republican, gives the six-member panel their first new commissioners since President Barack Obama took office.

Ellen L. Weintraub, chair of the Federal Election Commission, congratulated the pair in a tweet.

Ravel’s departure from the FPPC would clear the way for Gov. Jerry Brown to appoint the agency’s second chair of his third term.

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