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Campaign Finance

Welcome to the Pennsylvania Department of State’s Campaign Finance website. This site receives and posts campaign finance reports filed by candidates for statewide, legislative and judicial offices, as well as political committees registered in Pennsylvania. Reports filed by other local candidates or political committees can be viewed by contacting the county Board of Elections. Campaign finance reports can now be filed and reviewed online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Effective with the 2018 Election Cycle, after hours drop off will no longer be available. Reports must be received in our office by 5:00 pm on the day of the deadline. Please note, after you become an approved online filer, reports can be submitted online until 11:59 pm on the day of the deadline.

10 Day Enforcement Memo


2019 Municipal Election Campaign Finance Report Deadlines

Type of ReportCompletedFiling Deadline
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Election Cycle 4Mon., September 16, 2019Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Second Friday Pre-Election Cycle 5Monday, October 21, 2019Friday, October 25, 2019
24-Hour Reporting DailyTues, Oct. 22, 2019 (begins)(ends/includes) Nov. 5, 2019
Thirty Day Post-Election Cycle 6Mon., November 25, 2019Thursday, December 5, 2019

2019 Annual Report Deadline

Type of ReportCompletedFiling Deadline
2019 Annual Report Cycle 7Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019Friday, January 31, 2020

POSTMARKS are acceptable as proof of timely filing when the report is postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than the day prior to the filing deadline.