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Improper Political Activities (Hatch Act)

Improper Political Activities (Hatch Act)

The Hatch Act limits certain political activities of GAO employees. Its purpose is to ensure that federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan manner and to protect employees from political coercions in the workplace. The PAB/OGC is charged with investigating violations of the Hatch Act at GAO.  5 U.S.C. § 7321et. seq. and 31 U.S.C. § 732(b)(3). The PAB/OGC should be contacted to report suspected prohibited political activities at GAO or to obtain informal advice regarding the Hatch Act at GAO. 

The PAB/OGC can be reached in the following manner:

PAB/Office of General Counsel
U.S. Government Accountability Office
441 G Street, N.W. Room 1562
Washington, D.C. 20548

E-Mail Address is:

Phone Numbers:
Main Line: (202) 512-7507
Fax: (202) 512-7522


General CounselBrian Nuterangelo
(202) 512-3095
Legal Information AssistantDarian C. Jackson
(202) 512-7512
Senior Trial Attorney
Mariama Liverpool
(202) 512-2910

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