Caroline C. Hunter was nominated to the Federal Election Commission by President George W. Bush on May 6, 2008. Her appointment was approved by the United States Senate on June 24, 2008. Commissioner Hunter previously served as Chair of the Commission in 2012 and 2018 and Vice Chair in 2011 and 2017.
Ms. Hunter previously served as the Vice-Chair of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Ms. Hunter was nominated to the EAC in 2006 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 15, 2007.
Ms. Hunter previously served as deputy director of the White House Office of Public Liaison from January to October 2006. From 2005 to 2006, she served as executive officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman.
From 2001 to 2005 she was associate counsel and then deputy counsel at the Republican National Committee where she provided guidance on Election Law and the implementation of the Help America Vote Act.