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24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures (2019-20)

Political committees and other persons who make independent expenditures may have to disclose this activity within 24 or 48-hours based upon the date and amount of the expenditure.

The list below provides a breakdown of the periods during which and 24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures must be filed in connection with 2019-20 special elections. For a chronological listing, consult the FEC Calendar.

Political committees must use FEC Form 3X, Schedule E [PDF] to file 24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures. Persons who are not political committees must use FEC Form 5 [PDF].

Coverage periods for 24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures in connection with 2019-20 special elections

Special election Election date 48-Hour Report period for IEs ends on 24-Hour Report period for IEs
California 25th Congressional District Special General

California 25th Congressional District Special Runoff
03/03/20


05/12/20
02/12/20


04/22/20
02/13/20 - 03/01/20

04/23/20 - 05/10/20
Maryland 7th Congressional District Special Primary

Maryland 7th Congressional District Special General
02/04/20


04/28/20
01/15/20


04/08/20
01/16/20 - 02/02/20

04/09/20 - 04/26/20
North Carolina 3rd Congressional District Special Primary

North Carolina 3rd Congressional District Special Primary Runoff

North Carolina 3rd Congressional District Special General

North Carolina 3rd Congressional District Special General
04/30/19


07/09/19 [1]


07/09/19 [1]


09/10/19 [1]
04/10/19


06/19/19


06/19/19


08/21/19
04/11/19 - 04/28/19

06/20/19 - 07/07/19

06/20/19 - 07/07/19

08/22/19 - 09/08/19
North Carolina 9th Congressional District Special Primary

North Carolina 9th Congressional District Special Primary Runoff

North Carolina 9th Congressional District Special General

North Carolina 9th Congressional District Special General
05/14/19


09/10/19 [2]


09/10/19 [2]


11/05/19 [2]
04/24/19


08/21/19


08/21/19


10/16/19
04/25/19 - 05/12/19

08/22/19 - 09/08/19

08/22/19 - 09/08/19

10/17/19 - 11/03/19
Pennsylvania 12th Congressional District Special General 05/21/19 05/01/19 05/02/19 - 05/19/19
Wisconsin 7th Congressional District Special Primary

Wisconsin 7th Congressional District Special General
02/18/20


05/12/20
01/29/20


04/22/20
01/30/20 - 02/16/20

04/23/20 - 05/10/20

Footnotes:

[1] In the event that Special Runoff Elections are NOT necessary, the Special General Election will be held on July 9, 2019, instead of September 10, 2019.

[2] In the event that Special Runoff Elections are NOT necessary, the Special General Election will be held on September 10, 2019, instead of November 5, 2019.

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