As local Indivisible groups have engaged in several election cycles, we’ve received many questions about campaign finance law. While we’re not able to provide legal advice, this is meant to be a helpful resource to provide a general overview and answer common questions.
"Coordination" is a legal term defined by federal election law and FEC regulation. Once a group has been exposed to nonpublic strategic info, any money the group spends on that election will likely be treated as a coordinated expenditure.
A sustainable group will likely need to go through several leadership transitions over time. It’s a normal part of group development and will even strengthen the group to bring new folks into leadership.