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Frequently Asked Questions Policy on Political Appointees

Does OPM's policy apply to a former political appointee who is a current career Federal employee and who applies for another Federal job?

No.  For example, a person who was a political appointee in 2007 and was hired for a career Federal job in 2008 can apply for and be selected for another career Federal job and OPM will not review the selection under the revised policy.

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