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Important Update:

Act 2020-15 Unsworn Declarations for Campaign Finance

ISSUED 06/30/2020
Act 2020-15, which was signed into law on April 20, 2020, allows for unsworn declarations for campaign finance reports and campaign finance statements filed by political committees, candidates for public office, and contributing lobbyists. Independent expenditure reports are also covered under the new law.

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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.

10 Day Enforcement Memo

2022 General Election Campaign Finance Report Deadlines

Type of ReportCompletedFiling Deadline
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Primary Cycle 1
Monday, March 28, 2022
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Second Friday Pre-Primary Cycle 2
Monday, May 2, 2022
Friday, May 6, 2022
24-Hour Reporting DailyTuesday, May 3, 2022 (begins)
(ends/includes) Tues., May 17, 2022
Thirty Day Post-Primary Cycle 3
Monday, June 6, 2022
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Election Cycle 4Monday, September 19, 2022
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Second Friday Pre-Election Cycle 5Monday, October 24, 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022
24-Hour Reporting DailyTues, Oct. 25, 2022 (begins)
(ends/includes) Tues.,  Nov. 8, 2022
Thirty Day Post-Election Cycle 6
Monday, November 28, 2022
Thursday, December 8, 2022
2021 Annual Report Cycle 7Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022
Tues., January 31 , 2023
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.