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24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures for 2010

FEC regulations require political committees and other persons who make independent expenditures at any time during the calendar year--January 1, 2010, up to and including the 20th day before an election (including a special election)--to disclose this activity within 48 hours each time that the expenditures aggregate $10,000 or more. See 11 CFR 104.4(b)(2) and 109.10(c). This reporting requirement is in addition to the requirement to file 24-hour notice of independent expenditures each time that disbursements for independent expenditures aggregate at or above $1,000 during the last 20 days--up to 24 hours--before an election (including a special election). See 11 CFR 104.4(c) and 109.10(d).

The list below provides a state-by-state breakdown of the periods during which 48- and 24-hour reports of Independent Expenditures must be filed.1 For a chronological listing, consult the FEC Calendar.

Political Committees must use FEC Form 3X, Schedule E [PDF] to file 48- and 24-hour notices.  Persons who are not political committees must use FEC Form 5 [PDF].

 

Alabama - Connecticut
Delaware - Iowa
Kansas - Minnesota
Mississippi - North Carolina

North Dakota - Rhode Island
South Carolina - Texas
Utah - Wyoming

Coverage Periods for 48- and 24-Hour Reporting of
Independent Expenditures Made in Connection With 2010 Primaries, Runoffs and Conventions

State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* Alabama Primary

06/01/10

01/01/10 - 05/12/10 05/13/10 - 05/30/10

Primary Runoff

07/13/10

01/01/10 - 06/23/10 06/24/10 - 07/11/10
* Alaska Primary

08/24/10

01/01/10 - 08/04/10 08/05/10 - 08/22/10
American Samoa General

11/02/10

01/01/10 - 10/13/10 10/14/10 - 10/31/10
* Arizona Primary

08/24/10

01/01/10 - 08/04/10 08/05/10 - 08/22/10
* Arkansas Primary

05/18/10

01/01/10 - 04/28/10 04/29/10 - 05/16/10

Primary Runoff

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
*California Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
* Colorado Primary

08/10/10

01/01/10 - 07/21/10 07/22/10 - 08/08/10
Connecticut Primary

08/10/10 2

01/01/10 - 07/21/10 07/22/10 - 08/08/10
Connecticut Convention -- Democratic Party (House)

05/10/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/20/10 04/21/10 - 05/08/10
Connecticut Convention -- Democratic Party (Senate)

05/21/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/01/10 05/02/10 - 05/19/10
Connecticut Convention -- Republican Party (House/Senate)

05/21/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/01/10 05/02/10 - 05/19/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* Delaware Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
District of Columbia Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
* Florida Primary

08/24/10

01/01/10 - 08/04/10 08/05/10 - 08/22/10
* Georgia Primary

07/20/10

01/01/10 - 06/30/10 07/01/10 - 07/18/10

Primary Runoff

08/10/10

01/01/10 - 07/21/10 07/22/10 - 08/08/10

General Runoff
(NOT HELD)

11/30/10

01/01/10 - 11/10/10 11/11/10 - 11/28/10
Guam Primary

09/04/10

01/01/10 - 08/15/10 08/16/10 - 09/02/10

General Runoff
(NOT HELD)

11/16/10

01/01/10 - 10/27/10 10/28/10 - 11/14/10
* Hawaii Primary

09/18/10

01/01/10 - 08/29/10 08/30/10 - 09/16/10
* Idaho Primary

05/25/10

01/01/10 - 05/05/10 05/06/10 - 05/23/10
* Illinois Primary

02/02/10

01/01/10 - 01/13/10 01/14/10 - 01/31/10
* Indiana Primary

05/04/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/14/10 04/15/10 - 05/02/10
* Indiana Convention -- Democratic Party (Senate)

05/15/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/25/10 04/26/10 - 05/13/10
* Indiana Convention -- Libertarian Party

04/24/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/04/10 04/05/10 - 04/22/10
* Iowa Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* Kansas Primary

08/03/10 2

01/01/10 - 07/14/10 07/15/10 - 08/01/10
Kansas Convention -- Libertarian Party

04/24/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/04/10 04/05/10 - 04/22/10
Kansas Convention -- Reform Party

05/29/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/09/10 05/10/10 - 05/27/10
* Kentucky Primary

05/18/10

01/01/10 - 04/28/10 04/29/10 - 05/16/10
* Louisiana Primary

08/28/10

01/01/10 - 08/08/10 08/09/10 - 08/26/10

Primary Runoff

10/02/10

01/01/10 - 09/12/10 09/13/10 - 09/30/10
Maine Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
* Maryland Primary

09/14/10 2

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
* Maryland Convention -- Constitution Party

07/17/10 2

01/01/10 - 06/27/10 06/28/10 - 07/15/10
* Maryland Convention -- Green Party
05/22/10 2
01/01/10 - 05/02/10
05/03/10 - 05/20/10
Massachusetts Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
Michigan Primary

08/03/10 2

01/01/10 - 07/14/10 07/15/10 - 08/01/10
Michigan Convention -- Green Party

08/01/10 2

01/01/10 - 07/12/10 07/13/10 - 07/30/10
Michigan Convention -- Libertarian Party
05/22/10 2
01/01/10 - 05/02/10
05/03/10 - 05/20/10
Michigan Convention -- U.S. Taxpayers Party

06/26/10 2

01/01/10 - 06/06/10 06/07/10 - 06/24/10
Minnesota Primary

08/10/10

01/01/10 - 07/21/10 07/22/10 - 08/08/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

Mississippi Primary

06/01/10

01/01/10 - 05/12/10 05/13/10 - 05/30/10

Primary Runoff

06/22/10

01/01/10 - 06/02/10 06/03/10 - 06/20/10
* Missouri Primary

08/03/10

01/01/10 - 07/14/10 07/15/10 - 08/01/10
Montana Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
Nebraska Primary

05/11/10

01/01/10 - 04/21/10 04/22/10 - 05/09/10
* Nevada Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
* New Hampshire Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
New Jersey Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
New Mexico Primary

06/01/10

01/01/10 - 05/12/10 05/13/10 - 05/30/10
* New York Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
* North Carolina Primary

05/04/10

01/01/10 - 04/14/10 04/15/10 - 05/02/10

Primary Runoff

06/22/10

01/01/10 - 06/02/10 06/03/10 - 06/20/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* North Dakota Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
Northern Mariana Islands General
11/02/10
01/01/10 - 10/13/10 10/14/10 - 10/31/10
* Ohio Primary

05/04/10

01/01/10 - 04/14/10 04/15/10 - 05/02/10
* Oklahoma Primary

07/27/10

01/01/10 - 07/07/10 07/08/10 - 07/25/10

Primary Runoff

08/24/10

01/01/10 - 08/04/10 08/05/10 - 08/22/10
* Oregon Primary

05/18/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/28/10 04/29/10 - 05/16/10
* Oregon Convention -- Constitution Party

06/26/10 2

01/01/10 - 06/09/10 06/07/10 - 06/24/10
* Oregon Convention -- Independent Party

07/30/10 2

01/01/10 - 07/10/10 07/11/10 - 07/28/10
* Oregon Convention -- Libertarian Party

06/12/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/23/10 05/24/10 - 06/10/10
* Oregon Convention -- Pacific Green Party

01/16/10 2

n/a 12/28/09 - 01/14/10
* Pennsylvania Primary

05/18/10

01/01/10 - 04/28/10 04/29/10 - 05/16/10
Puerto Rico Primary

(no federal elections held in 2010)

Rhode Island Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* South Carolina Primary

06/08/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10

Primary Runoff

06/22/10

01/01/10 - 06/02/10 06/03/10 - 06/20/10
* South Carolina Convention -- Constitution Party

05/15/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/25/10 04/26/10 - 05/13/10
* South Carolina Convention -- Independence Party

05/15/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/25/10 04/26/10 - 05/13/10
* South Carolina Convention -- Green Party

05/01/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/11/10 04/12/10 - 04/29/10
* South Carolina Convention -- Libertarian Party

04/17/10 2

01/01/10 - 03/28/10 03/29/10 - 04/15/10
* South Carolina Convention -- United Citizens Party
03/20/10 2
01/01/10 - 02/28/10
03/01/10 - 03/18/10
* South Carolina Convention -- Working Families Party

05/15/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/25/10 04/26/10 - 05/13/10
* South Dakota Primary

06/08/10

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10

Primary Runoff

06/29/10

01/01/10 - 06/09/10 06/10/10 - 06/27/10
Tennessee Primary

08/05/10

01/01/10 - 07/16/10 07/17/10 - 08/03/10
Texas Primary

03/02/10 2

01/01/10 - 02/10/10 02/11/10 - 02/28/10

Primary Runoff

04/13/10

01/01/10 - 03/24/10 03/25/10 - 04/11/10
Texas House -- Minor Party Convention
[Dist. #s 7, 16, 18, 20, 29, 30, 32]
03/13/10 2
01/01/10 - 02/21/10
02/22/10 - 03/11/10
Texas House -- Minor Party Convention
[Dist. #s 1-6, 8-15, 17, 19, 21-28, 31]
03/20/10 2
01/01/10 - 02/28/10
03/01/10 - 03/18/10
State & Type of Election

Election Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

* Utah Primary

06/22/10 2

01/01/10 - 06/02/10 06/03/10 - 06/20/10
* Utah Convention -- Constitution Party

05/08/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/18/10 04/19/10 - 05/06/10
* Utah Convention -- Democratic Party

05/08/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/18/10 04/19/10 - 05/06/10
* Utah Convention -- Libertarian Party

05/15/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/25/10 04/26/10 - 05/13/10
* Utah Convention -- Republican Party

05/08/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/18/10 04/19/10 - 05/06/10
* Vermont Primary

08/24/10

01/01/10 - 08/04/10 08/05/10 - 08/22/10
Virgin Islands Primary

09/11/10

01/01/10 - 08/22/10 08/23/10 - 09/09/10

General Runoff
(NOT HELD)

11/16/10

01/01/10 - 10/27/10 10/28/10 - 11/14/10
Virginia Primary

06/08/10 2

01/01/10 - 05/19/10 05/20/10 - 06/06/10
Virginia Convention -- Democratic Party
[District #s 1 & 2]
05/08/10 2
01/01/10 - 04/18/10
04/19/10 - 05/06/10
Virginia Convention -- Democratic Party
[District #5]
06/05/10 2
01/01/10 - 05/16/10
05/17/10 - 06/03/10
Virginia Convention -- Democratic Party
[District #s 7 & 9]
05/15/10 2
01/01/10 - 04/25/10
04/26/10 - 05/13/10
Virginia Convention -- Republican Party
[District #s 3 & 9]
05/22/10 2
01/01/10 - 05/02/10
05/03/10 - 05/20/10
* Washington Primary

08/17/10

01/01/10 - 07/28/10 07/29/10 - 08/15/10
West Virginia Primary

05/11/10 2

01/01/10 - 04/21/10 04/22/10 - 05/09/10
* Wisconsin Primary

09/14/10

01/01/10 - 08/25/10 08/26/10 - 09/12/10
Wyoming Primary

08/17/10

01/01/10 - 07/28/10 07/29/10 - 08/15/10
Wyoming Convention -- Libertarian Party
04/24/10 2
01/01/10 - 04/04/10 04/05/10 - 04/22/10

 

* States holding 2010 Senate elections.

1 In Connecticut and Utah conventions are held by the political parties prior to the congressional primary. In Virginia, parties may choose to nominate congressional candidates by convention rather than by primary election. (In other states, such as Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia, it is possible that minor parties may schedule conventions to nominate congressional candidates.)

2 This date applies only to third party candidates.

 

 

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Coverage Periods for 48- and 24-Hour Reporting of
Independent Expenditures Made in Connection With
the 2010 General Election

Election Election
Date
Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

General Election

11/02/10

01/01/10 - 10/13/10 10/14/10 - 10/31/10

 

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Coverage Periods for 48- and 24-Hour Reporting of
Independent Expenditures Made in Connection With
2010 Special Elections

Election
Date

Independent Expenditures
 48-Hour Notice Period

Independent Expenditures
 24-Hour Notice Period

Florida 19th District
Special Primary
02/02/10
01/01/10 - 01/13/10
01/14/10 - 01/31/10
Florida 19th District
Special General
04/13/10
01/01/10 - 03/24/10
03/25/10 - 04/11/10
Georgia 9th District
Special General
05/11/10
01/01/10 - 04/21/10
04/22/10 - 05/09/10
Georgia 9th District
Special Runoff
06/08/10
01/01/10 - 05/19/10
05/20/10 - 06/06/10
Hawaii 1st District
Special General
05/22/10
01/01/10 - 05/02/10
05/03/10 - 05/20/10
Illinois Senate
Special General
11/02/10
01/01/10 - 10/13/10
10/14/10 - 10/31/10
Indiana 3rd District
Special General
11/02/10
01/01/10 - 10/13/10
10/14/10 - 10/31/10
Massachusetts Senate
Special Primary
12/08/09
01/01/09 - 11/18/09
11/19/09 - 12/06/09
Massachusetts Senate
Special General
01/19/10
01/01/09 - 12/30/09
12/31/09 - 01/17/10
New York 29th District
Special General
11/02/10
01/01/10 - 10/13/10
10/14/10 - 10/31/10
Pennsylvania 12th District
Special General
05/18/10
01/01/10 - 04/28/10
04/29/10 - 05/16/10
West Virginia Senate
Special Primary
08/28/10
01/01/10 - 08/08/10
08/09/10 - 08/26/10
West Virginia Senate
Special General
11/02/10
01/01/10 - 10/13/10
10/14/10 - 10/31/10

 

 

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