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NOTICE: Department of State Prothontary Office Closed to Public
NOTICE: In-Person Requirement Suspended for Court Reporters
NOTICE: Limited Suspension of In-person Regulatory Requirements for Notaries for Real Estate Transactions
NOTICE: Pennsylvania Extends Renewal Dates for Charitable Organizations During Coronavirus Emergency

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.

10 Day Enforcement Memo

2020 General Election Campaign Finance Report Deadlines

Type of ReportCompletedFiling Deadline
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Primary Cycle 1
Mon., March 9, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Second Friday Pre-Primary Cycle 2
Monday, May 18, 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020
24-Hour Reporting DailyTues., May 19, 2020 (begins)
(ends/includes) June 2, 2020
Thirty Day Post-Primary Cycle 3
Mon., June 22, 2020
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Election Cycle 4Mon., September 14, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Second Friday Pre-Election Cycle 5Monday, October 19, 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020
24-Hour Reporting DailyTues, Oct. 20, 2020 (begins)(ends/includes) Nov. 3, 2020
Thirty Day Post-Election Cycle 6
Mon., November 23, 2020
Thursday, December 3, 2020
2020 Annual Report Cycle 7Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020
Monday, February 1, 2021
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.