Doug Owens Accused of FEC Violation by Utah GOP

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Doug Owens accused of violating FEC regulations.
Republican Mia Love (left) and Democrat Doug Owens (right) are seeking to represent Utah’s Fourth Congressional District, vacated by Democrat Jim Matheson when he steps down at the end of the current term.

With his campaign ads just barely hitting the airwaves, Utah Democrat Doug Owens has already solicited controversy.

A complaint filed with the FEC by Utah Republican Party Executive Director Julian Babbitt accuses Doug Owens and the Owens for Congress campaign of violating Federal Elections Commission regulations. According to the complaint, those regulations require that the candidate’s approval of the campaign advertisement for at least four seconds, but the advertising only shows his approval for two seconds.

The complaint is embedded below. You can find the recently released ads on

Fec Complaint against Doug Owens

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