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Independiture Expenditure Search

There are 3 different types of independent expenditure filings. A description of each is listed below, along with a link to conduct a search for each type.

Independent Expenditure by a Committee

The most common type of independent expenditure filing; includes independent expenditures filed by all committee types, including those disclosed on Quarterly or Final Reports as well as Schedule B-1 filings. The link will take you to the Expenditures Search page, where you can select "independent expenditure" as the expenditure type. The search can be narrowed by selecting fields such a dollar amount, date range, contributor or candidate.


Independent Expenditure by a Natural Person

Individuals who make independent expenditures exceeding $3000 during a 12-month period, supporting or opposing a public official or candidate, must file a Natural Person Independent Expenditure Disclosure within 2 business days, and must report further independent expenditures in relation to the same election in $1000 increments. If, during a single election cycle, the natural person’s independent expenditures supporting or opposing the same public official or candidate exceed $250,000 in a statewide race or $100,000 in all other races, an additional disclosure must be filed within 2 business days. (Exceeding the threshold causes contribution limits to be lifted for all candidates in the affected race for the remainder of the election cycle.)


Independent Expenditure by an Independent Expenditure Committee

In addition to reporting independent expenditures on a Quarterly or Final Report or a Schedule B-1, if during a single election cycle an Independent Expenditure Committee makes independent expenditures in support of or opposition to a public official or candidate that exceed $250,000 in a statewide race or $100,000 in any other race, the committee must file an Independent Expenditure Committee Disclosure within 2 business days. (Exceeding the threshold causes contribution limits to be lifted for all candidates in the affected race for the remainder of the election cycle.)


Independiture Expenditure Search

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