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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

2023 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates

Type of ReportCompletedFiling Deadline
2022 Annual Report
December 31, 2022
January 31, 2023
*6th Tuesday Pre-Primary
March 27, 2023
April 4, 2023
2nd Friday Pre-PrimaryMay 1, 2023
May 5, 2023
24-Hour Reporting (Daily)
Starts May 2, 2023
Through and including May 16, 2023
30 Day Post-PrimaryJune 5, 2023
June 15, 2023
6th Tuesday Pre- Election
September 18, 2023
September 26, 2023
2nd Friday Pre-ElectionOctober 23, 2023
October 27, 2023
24-Hour Reporting (Daily)
Starts October 24, 2023
Through and including November 7, 2023
30 Day Post-ElectionNovember 27, 2023
December 7, 2023
2023 Annual Report
December 31, 2023
January 31, 2024
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.