For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 21, 2001
President Intends to Nominate Toner to FEC
President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate Michael E. Toner to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate Michael E. Toner to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission. Toner is currently Chief Counsel to the Republican National Committee and was General Counsel to the Bush/Cheney Transition and Bush/Cheney 2000. From 1997 to 1999, Toner served as Deputy Counsel to the Republican National Committee, and in 1996, he was Counsel to the Dole/Kemp campaign. He was an Associate with Wiley, Rein and Fielding in Washington, D.C. from 1992 to 1996. Toner received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, a Master's degree from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.