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All Candidates C-5 Report Due September 10, 2021 (covering March 6th-September 5th, 2021)

Report covers March 6th-September 5th, 2021

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This C-5 report (due September 10, 2021) will cover all campaign-related contributions and expenditures from March 6th-September 5th, 2021, and is required for statewide, state district, county, city, and school candidates. All C-5s must be filed in the CERS system. Make sure to reference the Candidate Guide to Navigating CERS!

All Candidates C-5 Report Due March 10, 2021 (Covers November 16, 2020 through March 5, 2021)

Report covers November 16, 2020 through March 5, 2021

Beall, Katie 0 216

This C-5 report (due March 10, 2021) will cover all campaign-related contributions and expenditures from November 16, 2020 through March 5, 2021, and is required for statewide, state district, county, city, and school candidates. All C-5 forms must be filed in the CERS system. Make sure to reference the Candidate Guide to Navigating CERS!

Special Election (March 3, 2020) Committees: C-6 or C-4 report due by March 10, 2021

Beall, Katie 0 161

Special election committees for the March 3, 2020 special election that have not filed a closing report and thus still have a 2020 committee account open have a C-4 or C-6 due by March 10, 2021. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from September 6, 2020 through March 5, 2021. 

Incidental political committees use Form C-4 to report financial activities; all other committees (political party, ballot issue, and independent (PAC) committees) use Form C-6 to detail all contributions received and expenditures made during a specific timeframe. C-4s and C-6s must be filed in CERS.

More details:

An incidental committee is a political committee which is not organized or maintained for the primary purpose of influencing elections but which may incidentally become a political committee by reason of making a contribution or expenditure to support or oppose a candidate and/or issue (Administrative Rules of Montana 44.10.327(2)(c)). 

Each county, municipal, and school district committee is required to file campaign finance reports if contributions received or expenditures made exceed $500 (in total). 

Special Election (May 5, 2020) Committees: C-6 or C-4 report due by March 10, 2021

Beall, Katie 0 169

Special election committees for the May 5, 2020 special election have a C-4 or C-6 due by March 10, 2021. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from September 6, 2020 through March 5, 2021. Reports are required for any school election committees who still have a 2020 commitee account open. 

Incidental political committees use Form C-4 to report financial activities; all other committees (political party, ballot issue, and independent (PAC) committees) use Form C-6 to detail all contributions received and expenditures made during a specific timeframe. C-4s and C-6s must be filed in CERS.

More details:

An incidental committee is a political committee which is not organized or maintained for the primary purpose of influencing elections but which may incidentally become a political committee by reason of making a contribution or expenditure to support or oppose a candidate and/or issue (Administrative Rules of Montana 44.10.327(2)(c)). 

Each county, municipal, and school district committee is required to file campaign finance reports if contributions received or expenditures made exceed $500 (in total). 

ALL committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by January 31, 2021

The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from November 26th through December 31, 2020

Beall, Katie 0 222

Committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by January 31, 2021. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from November 26th through December 31, 2020. Incidental political committees use Form C-4 to report financial activities; all other committees (political party, ballot issue, and independent (PAC) committees) use Form C-6  to detail all contributions received and expenditures made during a specific timeframe. C-4s and C-6s must be filed in CERS.

More details:

An incidental committee is a political committee which is not organized or maintained for the primary purpose of influencing elections but which may incidentally become a political committee by reason of making a contribution or expenditure to support or oppose a candidate and/or issue (Administrative Rules of Montana 44.10.327(2)(c)). 

Each county, municipal, and school district committee is required to file campaign finance reports if contributions received or expenditures made exceed $500 (in total). 

As of November 2019, all committees will file campaign finance reports on the same date and for the same time period.

ALL committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by November 30, 2020

The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from October 26th through November 25th

Beall, Katie 0 227

Committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by November 30, 2020. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from October 26th through November 25th. Incidental political committees use Form C-4 to report financial activities; all other committees (political party, ballot issue, and independent (PAC) committees) use Form C-6 to detail all contributions received and expenditures made during a specific timeframe. C-4s and C-6s must be filed in CERS.

More details:

An incidental committee is a political committee which is not organized or maintained for the primary purpose of influencing elections but which may incidentally become a political committee by reason of making a contribution or expenditure to support or oppose a candidate and/or issue (Administrative Rules of Montana 44.10.327(2)(c)). 

Each county, municipal, and school district committee is required to file campaign finance reports if contributions received or expenditures made exceed $500 (in total). 

As of November 2019, all committees will file campaign finance reports on the same date and for the same time period.

All Candidates C-5 Report Due November 20, 2020 (covering October 16th through November 15th, 2020)

Report covers October 16th through November 15th, 2020

Beall, Katie 0 225

This C-5 report (due November 20, 2020) will cover all campaign-related contributions and expenditures from October 16th through November 15th, 2020, and is required for statewide, state district, county, city, and school candidates. All C-5 forms must be filed in the CERS system. Make sure to reference the Candidate Guide to Navigating CERS!

All Candidates C-5 Report Due November 20, 2020 (covering October 16th through November 15th, 2020)

Beall, Katie 0 151

This C-5 report (due November 20, 2020) will cover all campaign-related contributions and expenditures from October 16th through November 15th, 2020, and is required for statewide, state district, county, city, and school candidates. All C-5 forms must be filed in the CERS system. Make sure to reference Candidate Campaign Finance Guide webpage for tips on filing reports and navigating CERS.

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