Stockholder [Federal Elections] Law and Legal Definition

According to 11 CFR 114.1 (h) [Title 11 -- Federal Elections; Chapter I -- Federal Election Commission; Subchapter A – General; Part 114 -- Corporate and Labor Organization Activity], the term stockholder means “a person who has a vested beneficial interest in stock, has the power to direct how that stock shall be voted, if it is voting stock, and has the right to receive dividends.”