skip navigation
Here's how you know US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website

An official website of the United States government

Here's how you know

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures periods: national party nominating conventions (2020)

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 the periods during which 24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures must be filed in connection with the presidential nominating conventions. For a chronological listing, consult the FEC Calendar.

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

Coverage periods for 24- and 48-Hour Reports of Independent Expenditures made in connection with the 2020 national party nominating conventions

PartyConvention datesIE 48-Hour Report period ends onIE 24-Hour Report period
Democrat08/17/2020 - 08/20/2020107/31/202008/01/2020 - 08/18/2020
Republican08/24/2020 - 08/27/202008/07/202008/08/2020 - 08/25/2020