2016 Municipal Filing Calendar

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Frequent calendar
Infrequent/annual calendar

 

General election: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

If the municipal election isn’t held on November 8, 2016, contact the municipal clerk for filing deadlines.  Home Rule municipalities may have a different filing schedule; check with your municipal clerk to verify disclosure dates.

 

Frequent calendar

Applies to (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • Candidates and candidate committees whose office will appear on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot
  • Issue committees whose issue attempts access to or appears on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot
  • All other active municipal level committees (political and small donor committees, 527 political organizations, independent expenditure committees) whose candidates or issues attempts access to or appears on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot

Report due dateReporting period
October 18, 2016 October 29, 2015 - October 13, 2016

or

November 29, 2015 - October 13, 2016
November 4, 2016 October 14, 2016 - October 30, 2016
December 8, 2016 October 31, 2016 - December 3, 2016

 

Infrequent/annual calendar

Applies to (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • Candidate and candidate committees whose candidate will not attempt access to or appear on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot
  • Issue committees whose issue will not attempt access to or appear on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot

Report due dateReporting period
November 1, 2015
October 29, 2015 - October 27, 2016

or

November 29, 2015 - October 27, 2016

 

 

Am I a state, county or municipal candidate or committee?

If you are unsure if you are a state, county, or municipal candidate or committee, contact our office at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383 or cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us for assistance.

 

What about major contributor notices and notices of independent expenditures?

This calendar does not include the 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor or the 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure reports that may be required based on certain activity. The period during which these reports may be required begins 30 days before the primary and general election and ends the day before the election.

Electioneering communications reports may also be required beginning 30 days before a Primary and 60 days before a General. Refer to the Campaign Finance manual for more information.

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