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Election cycles and aggregation

When registering with the FEC, federal candidates must identify the election cycle in which they’re running. An election cycle begins the day after the previous general election for a given …

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Switching filing frequency

PACs and some party committees have the option to file reports on a monthly or quarterly filing schedule, and may change their filing frequency one time per year. During a …

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Year-End Reports due January 31

All filers have a Year-End Report due Monday, January 31, covering activity through December 31, 2021. Staff in the Reports Analysis Division and Electronic Filing Office will be available until …

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Cut-off date for Year-End Reports

Committees often ask if they may include funds raised in January in their Year-End Reports. Under Commission regulations, the date of receipt is used for reporting purposes, so committees should …

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