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  • Tips for Treasurers

Do I have to file a pre-general report?

October 19, 2020

Monthly filers and authorized committees of a candidates running in the 2020 general election must file a 12-Day Pre-General Election Report, due Thursday, October 22. If you are a quarterly filing PAC or party committee, you must file a pre-general report only if your committee made contributions or expenditures in connection with the general election between October 1 and October 14, 2020. (Please note that monthly filing PACs/party committees also must file their regular monthly report covering September on Tuesday, October 20.) Additional reporting information, including a complete list of filing dates, is available on our Dates and deadlines page.

Staff in the Reports Analysis Division (RAD) and Electronic Filing Office will be available until 8:00 p.m. (EDT) on the 22nd to answer questions regarding the content and filing of reports. To reach RAD, call 800-424-9530 (press 5) or 202-694-1130. For help with technical issues relating to electronic filing, dial the same toll-free number and press 4 or call 202-694-1307.