Candidate Committees

Campaign Statement Due Dates

State and Local Candidate Committees registered with the Michigan Department of State’s Bureau of Elections (State Level) or are registered with a county clerk’s office (Local Level) are required to file:

  • Annual Campaign Statements (See exemptions below)
  • Pre-Election and Post-Election Campaign Statements for elections where the candidate: appears on the ballot; seeks nomination through a party convention or caucus; or seeks office through a write-in campaign
  • Campaign Statements due in July and October in years where the candidate does not seek election
  • 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (See Appendix G)

Will the candidate seek election during the calendar year?

CONVENTION CANDIDATES:
Candidate seeking nomination at a party convention must file additional campaign statements. See Convention Dates for further information.

State and Local Candidate Committees

2018 Schedule A:

Yes, the candidate will seek election in 2018

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
AnnualDecember 31, 2017January 31, 2018 (See exemptions below)
May 8, 2018 Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionApril 22April 27
48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports*Period from April 23 - May 548 Hours after receipt
Post-ElectionMay 28June 7
August 7, 2018 Primary Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionJuly 22July 27
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod from: July 23 - August 448 hours after receipt
Post-ElectionAugust 27September 6
November 6, 2018 General Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionOctober 21October 26
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod from: October 22 - November 348 hours after receipt
Post-ElectionNovember 26December 6

2018 Schedule B:

No, the candidate will not seek election in 2018

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
AnnualDecember 31, 2017January 31, 2018 (See exemptions below)
JulyJuly 20July 25
OctoberOctober 20October 25

2019 Schedule A:

Yes, the candidate will seek election in 2019

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
AnnualDecember 31, 2018January 31, 2019 (See exemptions below)
May 7, 2019 Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionApril 21April 26
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod from: April 22 - May 448 hours after receipt
Post-ElectionMay 27June 6
August 6, 2019 Primary Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionJuly 21July 26
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod from: July 22 - August 348 hours after receipt
Post-ElectionAugust 26September 5
November 5, 2019 General Election
StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionOctober 20October 25
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod from: October 21 - November 248 hours after receipt
Post-ElectionNovember 25December 5

2019 Schedule B:

No, the candidate will not seek election in 2019

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
AnnualDecember 31, 2018January 31, 2019 (See exemptions below)
JulyJuly 20July 25
OctoberOctober 20October 25

Annual Campaign Statement Exemptions:
An Annual Campaign Statement is not required of:

  • A committee that qualifies for and maintains the $1,000.00 Reporting Waiver;
  • A committee that files a Post-Election Campaign Statement during December;
  • An incumbent Judge or Justice; or
  • An officeholder whose salary is less than $100.00 a month and whose committee has had no activity (receipts or expenditures) during the period covered by the Annual Campaign Statement.





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