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Forms

Campaign Finance (Candidates and Committees)

Campaign Electronic Reporting System (CERS) (Instructions)

Candidate Forms

COPP Candidate Forms Guide

Statement of Candidate (Statewide or State District)
Form C-1 / Email Address Request / Instructions
File Form C-1 electronically here.

Statement of Candidate (County, Municipal, or School)
Form C-1-A / Email Address Request / Instructions
File Form C-1-A electronically here.

Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Form C-3 (Voluntary, not required.)
File Form C-3 electronically here.

Candidate Finance Report
Form C-5 Instructions
Form C-5 (PDF)
Form C-5 (Excel)
File Form C-5 electronically here.

Notice of Pre-Election Contributions (only required from May 20th to June 5th and October 20th to November 6th)

Form C-7
File Form C-7 electronically here.

Constituent Services Reporting Form
Form C-8

Disposition of Surplus Campaign Funds Statement
Form C-118 Instructions
Form C-118

Establishing a Constituent Services Account
Form C-118C Instructions
Form C-118C

Business Disclosure Statement
Form D-1 Instructions
Form D-1

Committee Forms

COPP Committee Forms Guide

Statement of Organization
Form C-2 / Email Address Request / Instructions
File Form C-2 electronically here.

Incidental Political Committee Finance Report
Form C-4 Instructions
Form C-4
File Form C-4 electronically here.

Political Committee Finance Report
Form C-6 Instructions
Form C-6 (PDF)
Form C-6 (Excel)
File Form C-6 electronically here.

Notice of Pre-Election Contributions (only required from May 20th to June 5th and October 20th to November 6th) (Not applicable to political party committees or to political action committees)

Form C-7
File Form C-7 electronically here.

24 Hour Notice of Pre-Election Expenditures (Only required from May 20th to June 5th and October 20th to November 6th)
Form C-7E Instructions
Form C-7E
File Form C-7E electronically here.

Campaign Complaint Forms
Please see HERE.

Lobbying (Lobbyists and Principals)

Lobbyist/Principal Reporting System

Lobbyist and Principal Forms

These fillable PDF forms can be submitted through the below links (see the "Submit" button on the last page), or mailed to the COPP's office at P.O. BOX 202401, Helena, MT 59620-2401. These forms work best with the Internet Explorer browser. 

Form L-1, Lobbyist License Application
Form L-2, Principal Authorization Statement
Form L-3, Principal Registration Application
Form L-5, Lobbying Financial Report
Lobbyist License Fee Waiver Request

Lobbying Complaint Forms
Please see HERE.

Ethics Forms

Business Disclosure Statement (Statewide and State District Elected Officials, Department Directors, and Candidates for Statewide or State District Office)
Form D-1
Form D-1 Instructions


Multiple Public Employment Disclosure Statement (Public Employees, Public Officers, and Legislators)
Form E-1

Frequently Asked Questions
Montana Code of Ethics and the Gift Ban
Public Employee Political Activity While at Work

Ethics Complaint Forms
Please see HERE.