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

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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.

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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

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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

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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 99

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

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

Beall, Katie 0 103

Committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by October 30, 2020. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from September 26th through October 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 Committees: C-7E Reporting Period Begins (From October 26th through November 3rd)

The C-7E must be filed within two business days after making the expenditure or after incurring a debt of $500 or more.

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All committees must file a C-7E Notice of Pre-Election Expenditures form if they make an expenditure or incur a debt or obligation of $500 or more  (as described in 13-35-225(1), MCA) between October 26th through November 3rd (13-37-226, MCA). The C-7E must be filed in CERS within two business days hours after making the expenditure or after incurring a debt of $500 or more.

Please note: all expenditures reported on a C-7E form MUST be included on the next financial report.

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

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

Beall, Katie 0 104

Committees have a C-4 or C-6 due by September 30, 2020. The campaign finance report covers all transactions, if any, that occur from August 26th through September 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). 

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

2019 City Election Committees: C-4 or C-6 required if 2019 committee account still open

Report covers March 6 through September 5, 2020

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2019 city election committees who still have a 2019 committee account open must file a C-4 form (incidental committees) or C-6 form (political committees) by September 10, 2020. The campaign finance report will cover March 6th through September 5th, 2020. As of November 2019, all committee campaign finance reports must be filed in CERS. 

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