Campaign Finance

As a candidate for public office, compliance with applicable election laws, and disclosure of required information is extremely important.

Questions? You can call the Secretary of State’s Office for guidance at 603-271-3242, or you can email us at info@electhouserepublicans.com.

Campaign Finance Reporting

Your candidate committee or political action committee can file the necessary reports online or by paper form with the Secretary of State’s Office.

Campaign Finance Filing Dates

664:7 Reporting by Candidates. Each candidate at the primary or general election for governor, executive councilor, state senator, representative to the general court, or county officer, who has expenditures exceeding $500 shall file statements before and after an election in like manner and detail as for political committees.

Filing Dates for Primary Election – September 8, 2020

  • August 19, 2020 – report to summarize and itemize all receipts and expenditures through August 17.
  • September 2, 2020 – report to summarize any previous reports and itemize additional receipts and expenditures through August 31. In addition to this reporting requirement, the secretary of state shall be notified by the fiscal agent within 48 hours of any contribution exceeding $500 which is received after the statement due September 5 and prior to the day of the primary election.
  • September 16, 2020 – report to summarize any previous reports and itemize all other receipts and expenditures through the date of the primary election (September 8, 2020).

Filing Dates for General Election – November 6, 2020

  • October 14, 2020– report to cover receipts and expenditures since primary election through October 12.
  • October 28, 2020 – report to summarize any previous report from general election and itemize additional receipts and expenditures through October 26. In addition to this reporting requirement, the secretary of state shall be notified by the fiscal agent within 48 hours of any contribution exceeding $500 which is received after the statement due October 28 and prior to the day of the election.
  • November 12, 2020 – report to summarize any previous reports from general election and itemize all other receipts and expenditures through date of general election (November 3, 2020)