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