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Weekly Digests are published every Friday and summarize the week's publicly disclosed activity. Press releases are published as news happens.

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Last-minute disclosure periods begin

With the November 3 general election approaching, many filers may be required to submit additional notices to disclose last-minute activity.

  • Campaign committees must disclose within 48 hours any contribution of …
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Reporting earmarked contributions

In the run-up to a general election, federal candidate committees frequently receive earmarked contributions, which come with specific reporting requirements.

An earmarked contribution is a contribution that a contributor directs …

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October reporting reminder (2020)

Committees must file the following reports in October:

  • All authorized committees of House and Senate candidates must file a quarterly report by October 15, 2020. The report covers financial activity …
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Got primary debt?

Did you know that a campaign committee may be able to accept additional contributions after an election to retire campaign debt?

If a campaign committee has net debts outstanding after …

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