Electioneering Communication Law and Legal Definition

An electioneering communication is defined as "any broadcast, cable, or satellite communication that refers to a clearly identified candidate for Federal office and is made within 30 days of a primary or 60 days of a general election.” Citizens United v. Fed. Election Comm'n, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 766 (U.S. Jan. 21, 2010)