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2020 Monthly reports

Presidential campaigns, party committees, SSFs and PACs that are monthly filers during an election year will submit 13 reports covering their activity.

Party committees and PACs (including SSFs) report on Form 3X. Access the PDF and instructions.

Presidential committees report on Form 3P. Access the PDF and instructions.

Monthly schedule

Report Close of books [1] Filing deadline
Year-End 2019
Presidential
PACs and parties
12/31/2019 01/31/2020
February Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
01/31/2020 02/20/2020
March Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
02/29/2020 03/20/2020
April Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
03/31/2020 04/20/2020
May Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
04/30/2020 05/20/2020
June Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
05/31/2020 06/20/2020 [2]
July Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
06/30/2020 07/20/2020
August Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
07/31/2020 08/20/2020
September Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
08/31/2020 09/20/2020 [2]
October Monthly
Presidential
PACs and parties
09/30/2020 10/20/2020
Pre-General [3]
Presidential
PACs and parties
10/14/2020 10/22/2020
Post-General
Presidential
PACs and parties
11/23/2020 12/03/2020
Year-End 2020
Presidential
PACs and parties
12/31/2020 01/31/2021 [2]


FOOTNOTES:

[1] These dates indicate the end of the reporting period. A reporting period always begins the day after of the last report filed. If the committee is new and has not previously filed a report, the first report must cover all activity that occurred before the committee registered up through the close of books for the first report due.

[2] Notice that this filing deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday. Filing deadlines are not extended when they fall on nonworking days. Accordingly, reports filed by methods other than registered, certified or overnight mail, or electronically, must be received by close of business on the last business day before the deadline.

[3] If sent by registered or certified mail, the Pre-General must be postmarked on or before October 19. If using overnight mail, the delivery service must receive the report on or before October 19.

Methods of filing reports

Electronic filing

Reports filed electronically must be received and validated by the Commission by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the filing deadline.

Paper filing

Paper filers must ensure their reports are received by the filing deadline. Report filing options: registered, certified or overnight or first-class mail.

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