||Employer Identification Number. The number you need to open a bank account, pay staff, and report financial contributions|
|FEC||Federal Elections Commission. The federal agency that collects and addresses candidate financial information in federal races|
||Independent Expenditure. Funds spent to support a candidate or attack a candidate’s opponents without the knowledge of or coordination with the candidate or campaign
||Kentucky Democratic Party
||Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, the state agency that monitors candidate and campaign use of funds
||Legislative Ethics Commission. The state agency that enforces the legislative ethics rules on legislators, candidates for the legislature, and lobbyists
||Political Action Committee. An organization set up to support or attack a candidate, party, or position
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