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New Election Cycle Begins

November 13, 2012

November 7, 2012, marked the beginning of a new election cycle for 2014 House campaigns, 2016 Presidential campaigns and 2018 Senate campaigns. For reporting purposes, campaigns aggregate receipts and disbursements on an election cycle basis. As a result, all 2012 campaigns must separate--both in their internal records and on their FEC reports--activity that occurred on or after November 7 from activity that occurred prior to that date, regardless of which election it relates to. The campaigns will disclose their separate election-cycle receipts and disbursements on the Post-Election Detailed Summary Page (Instructions) [Presidential Campaign Version / Instructions] required with the Post-General election report due December 6 (or for campaigns that were not in the general election, with the Year-End report due January 31).