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Reporting Calendars

Commissioner of Political Practices

For candidates in city elections:
2017 City Candidates

For candidates in state district elections:
2018 State District Candidates

For candidates in statewide elections:
2018 Statewide Candidates

Full 2018 election cycle reporting calendars coming soon.

"There is no reporting calendar for the off-election cycle. PACs and Parties are required to file a report 12 days before and 20 days after an election in which they participate by making an expenditure. If there is no city or school election activity then the only required report is due January 31st, 2018."

For Ballot Issue Committees campaigning for a MUNICIPAL ballot issue:
2017 Municipal Ballot Issue Committees

For Ballot Issue Committees campaigning for STATEWIDE ballot access:
2018 Statewide Ballot Issue Committees


Secretary of State

Montana 2017 Municipal Primary and General Election Calendar

For more information, visit or email the Secretary of State's Office at

Reporting Calendar for Lobbyists and Principals

2017 Session Year
     Feb. 15, 2017 - Initial Lobbying Report - (Jan. 1, 2017 through Jan. 31, 2017)

     March 15, 2017 - Monthly Report - (Feb. 1, 2017 through Feb. 28, 2017)

     April 15, 2017 - Monthly Report - (March 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017)

     May 30, 2017 - End of Session Report - (April 1, 2017 through End of Session)

     Feb. 15, 2018 - Year End Report - (End of Session through Dec. 31, 2017)