It’s Matthew S. Petersen

Eric Brown reports the new FEC nominee:

"The President intends to nominate Matthew S. Petersen of Utah, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission, for the remainder of a six-year term expiring 04/30/11. Mr. Petersen currently serves as Minority Chief Counsel on the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. Prior to this, he served as Counsel on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration. Mr. Petersen received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and his JD from the University of Virginia."

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