CHART 1: CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT FILING REQUIREMENTS

JURISDICTION

REQUIRED FROM

CONTENTS

DATE DUE

FILING OFFICER AND AVAILABILITY

OTHER REPORTS
OR STATEMENTS

RESPONSIBLE
STATE AGENCY

American
Samoa

Candidates, committees, and parties

Aggregate sum of all contributions received; name and address of donors of aggregate of $100 or more, and amount and date of deposit; all expenditures made, incurred, or authorized, and name and address of each payee and amount, date and purpose of each expenditure; current statement of balance or deficit

Organizational report: not later than the earliest of on or before day of filing for nomination or election; at least 45 days before the general or special election; or by the 10th day after receiving contributions aggregating $100 or more or making or incurring a reportable expenditure

Preliminary report: 15th calendar day before election or primary

Final report: 20th calendar day after general, special, or runoff election

Deficit reports: 5th day after last day of election year and every three months thereafter until no deficit

Campaign Spending Commission

Organizational statement

Campaign Spending Commission

P.O. Box 3970
Pago Pago, AS 96799

684/633-2522
684/633-7116 FAX

Guam

Candidates, political committees, and parties

Aggregate sum of all contributions received; name and address of donors of $100 or more, and amount and date of deposit; all expenditures made, incurred, or authorized, and name and address of each payee and amount, date and purpose of each expenditure; current statement of balance or deficit

Special disclosure required of earmarked funds

Organizational report: not later than the earliest of on or before day of filing for nomination or election; or by the 10th day after receiving contributions aggregating $100,000 or more or making or incurring expenditures of more than $100,000

Preliminary report: 10th day before election or primary

Final primary report: 10th day after general, special, or runoff election

Final general election report: 20th calendar day after general, special, or runoff election

Surplus reports: 60 days after election and every six months thereafter until individual becomes candidate again

Deficit reports: 60 days after election and every three months thereafter until no deficit

Guam Election Commission

Organizational statement

Guam Election Commission

414 West Soledad Avenue
Agana, GU 96910

671/477-9791
671/477-1895 FAX

Northern
Marianas

Candidates for commonwealth office

Nature, source, and amount of each contribution over $100, and each expenditure, along with names of contributors and payees

Within 50 days after general election

Board of Elections

 

Board of Elections

Caller Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950

670/234-6481
670/234-7812 FAX

Puerto Rico

Political parties, candidates, independent candidates, persons, and independent political groups

Detailed accounting of reportable contributions and expenses, including name and address of contributor and payees with reason

Generally every three months.

Cumulative statement due for period up to January 1 of general election year. Monthly reports beginning March 1 of general election year, and then every first and 15th day from October 1 through the last day of the year

Last statement due 90 days after election.

Commonwealth Election Commission

Fundraising statements

Reports by advertising agencies and communication media

Reports of public funding expenses

Commonwealth Election Commission

P.O. Box 9066525
San Juan, PR
00906-6525

787/724-4979
787/721-7940

www.ceepur.org/

Virgin Islands

Political committees, including candidates’ principal committees

Itemization of contributions from party and other committees, other contributions or receipts exceeding $100, loans received exceeding $100, transfers or loans made, and operating expenditures and other disbursements exceeding $100

(1) Quarterly Reports. Not later than 10 days after the close of each calendar quarter in which contributions were received or expenditures made in such quarter of over $500. Amounts received or expended in a quarter that are not sufficient to be reported in that quarter are cumulative and reported in the next regular reporting period in which the receipts or expenditures, including the cumulative receipts and expenditures, are $500 or more.

(2) Pre-Election Reports. Not later than the 10th day before the date of an election in which a candidate supported or opposed by the committee is running. This report is for the reporting period commencing the day after the close of the preceding reporting period and closing on the 30th day preceding the election.

(3) Post-Election Reports. Not later than 30 days after the date of an election in which a candidate supported or opposed by the committee is running. This report is for the reporting period commencing the day after the close of the preceding reporting period and closing on the 20th day after the day of the election.

The Supervisor of Elections may waive the requirement for the filing of a quarterly report if a pre-election or post-election report is required to be filed in that quarter; however, if a quarterly report is waived, any period of time in that quarter not included in a pre-election or post-election report must be included in the reporting period of the next regular quarterly filing.

For a run-off election, the Supervisor of Elections may adjust the dates of the reporting period and filing deadlines for reports to ensure timely receipt.

Supervisor of Elections

Earmarked contribution reports

Reports of certain contributions received on behalf of a committee

Reports of independent expenditures aggregating greater than $500

Report of late, large contributions

Supervisor of Elections

P.O. Box 1499
Kingshill, St. Croix
U.S. Virgin Islands
00851-1499

340/773-1021
340/773-4523 FAX

P.O. Box 6038
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
U.S. Virgin Islands
00801-6038

340/774-3107
340/776-2391 FAX

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