Campaign Finance Reporting

Pursuant to statute, violations of campaign finance reporting and filing requirements can be fined and/or prosecuted, with penalties of up to a year in prison and/or $5,000. Candidates are advised to pay particular attention to the information contained in this section.  If there are any questions contact the Elections Office or the PA Department of State.

Campaign Finance Law

2021 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates
2020 Annual Report Complete as of December 31, 2020 Filing Deadline February 1, 2021**
*6th Tuesday Pre-Primary Complete as of March 29, 2021 Filing Deadline April 6, 2021**
2nd Friday Pre-Primary Complete as of May 3, 2021 Filing Deadline May 7, 2021** 30 Day Post-Primary Complete as of June 7, 2021 Filing Deadline June 17, 2021**
*6th Tuesday Pre-Election Complete as of September 13, 2021 Filing Deadline September 21, 2021**
2nd Friday Pre-Election Complete as of October 18, 2021 Filing Deadline October 22, 2021**
30 Day Post-Election Complete as of November 22, 2021 Filing Deadline December 2, 2021**
2021 Annual Report Complete as of December 31, 2021 Filing Deadline January 31, 2022**

* These reports are only required if you are a candidate for statewide office, an authorized committee for a statewide candidate, or a committee contributing to a candidates for a statewide office.

** If you are sending your report via USPS, UPS, or FedEx your report must be postmarked at least one day prior to the filing deadline.

Fines for Late Filing:

$20 per day for the first six days report is late, $10 per day after that until the maximum fine of $250 is reached.