Independent and Political PAC Committees

Campaign Statement Due Dates

State Level PACs including IEC/Super PACs and Caucus Committees registered with the Michigan Department of State’s Bureau of Elections (State Level) are required to file:

  • Campaign Statements in January, April, July, and October
  • 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (See Appendix G)
  • Special Election Independent Expenditure Reports (See Appendix G)
  • 24 Hour Reports (Caucus Committees Only) (See Appendix G)

Local Level PACs including IEC/Super PACS registered with a county clerk’s office (Local Level) are required to file:

  • Annual Campaign Statements (See exemptions below)
  • Pre-Election and/or Post-Election Campaign Statements for elections where the committee spends money to influence voters
  • 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (See Appendix G)

State Level PACs including IEC/Super PACs and Caucus Committees

2018

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
JanuaryDecember 31, 2017January 31, 2018
AprilApril 20April 25
JulyJuly 20July 25
OctoberOctober 20October 25

48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports

Election Date48 Hour Reporting Period
May 8April 21 - May 5
August 7July 21 - August 4
November 6October 21 - November 3

24 Hour Reports (Caucus Committees Only)

Election Date24 Hour Reporting Period
August 7July 24 - August 8
November 6October 23 - November 7

Special Election Independent Expenditure Reports (SEIE)

Election DateSEIE Reporting Period
May 8March 24 - May 5
August 7June 23 - August 4
November 6September 22 - November 3

2019

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
JanuaryDecember 31, 2018January 31, 2019
AprilApril 20April 25
JulyJuly 20July 25
OctoberOctober 20October 25

48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports

Election Date48 Hour Reporting Period
May 7April 21 - May 4
August 6July 21 - August 3
November 5October 21 - November 2

24 Hour Reports (Caucus Committees Only)

Election Date24 Hour Reporting Period
August 6July 23 - August 7
November 5October 22 - November 6

Special Election Independent Expenditure Reports (SEIE)

Election DateSEIE Reporting Period
May 7March 23 - May 4
August 6June 22 - August 3
November 5September 21 - November 2


Local Level PACS including IEC/Super PACs

2018

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
AnnualDecember 31, 2017January 31, 2018 (See exemptions below)

May 8, 2018

StatementClose of BooksAll Statements Due by 5:00pm
Pre-ElectionApril 22April 27
48 Hour/Late Contribution ReportsPeriod 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

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



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; or
  • A committee that files a Post-Election Campaign Statement during December.


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