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Federal Election Activity periods for special elections (2020)

According to Federal Election Commission regulations concerning "Federal Election Activity" (FEA), political party committees that conduct FEA must pay for this activity with federally permissible funds or, in some cases, may allocate the costs between federal and Levin funds or pay for them entirely with federal funds. For more information, please consult the regulations or see the FEC website for political party committees' making disbursements section.

In order to help committees determine whether their planned voter registration, voter identification, get-out-the-vote and generic campaign activities will constitute FEA, this chart lists the relevant time frames for 2020 special elections.



Federal Election Activity periods for special elections (2020)

Special electionFEA period for Voter ID, Generic Campaign Activity & GOTVFEA Voter Registration period(s)
California 25th Congressional District
Special General & Runoff
11/15/2019 - 05/12/2020n/a
Georgia 5th Congressional District
Special General & Runoff
07/27/2020 - 12/01/2020n/a
Georgia Senate
Special General & Runoff
02/21/2020 - 01/05/2021n/a
Maryland 7th Congressional District
Special Primary & General
10/28/2019 - 04/28/2020n/a
New York 27th Congressional District
Special General
02/10/2020 - 06/23/20201n/a
Wisconsin 7th Congressional District
Special Primary & General
10/19/2019 - 05/12/2020n/a