2019 State Infrequent Filing Calendar

Calendar version (PDF)

 

Coordinated election: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

 

Quarterly / Annual calendar

Applies to (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • State candidates and state candidate committees whose office does not appear on the November 5, 2019 Coordinated Election Ballot.
  • State Issue committees (IC) whose issue does not attempt access to or appear on the November 5, 2019 Coordinated Election Ballot.
  • State Political Parties (PP)*
  • State Political Committees (PC)*
  • State Small Donor Committees (SDC)*
  • State 527 Political Organizations (527 PO)*
  • State Independent Expenditure Committees (IEC)*
  • Junior College Board of Trustee Candidates (Aims Junior and Colorado Mountain colleges) whose office does not attempt access to or appear on the November 5, 2019 Coordinated Election ballot.

*Any party or committee participating in the November 5, 2019, Biennial School Election must file disclosure reports according to the 2019 Biennial School Election schedule. You must notify Campaign Finance Support to update your filing schedule immediately upon participation in the Biennial School Election.


Small-Scale Issue Committees (SSIC) are not required to file disclosure reports until they exceed $5,000 in activity. After filing an initial disclosure report and converting to an Issue Committee, SSICs are subject to the disclosure requirements of 1-45-108(2), C.R.S.


Supplemental reports

The following types of supplemental reports may be required dependent on activity:

  • Electioneering Communication, (if the communication mentions school board candidates) time period starts 60 days (September 6, 2019) before the Biennial School Election.

  • 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor (MC) report period starts 30 days before the election and concludes the day before the election. Report is due within 24 hours of receiving a Major Contribution. Does not apply to IECs and 527s.

  • 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure (IE) report period starts 30 days before the election and concludes the day before the election. Report is due within 48 hours of spending. Only applies to IECs.


2019 Calendar

Report due date Reporting period

January 15, 2019
2018 4th Quarter report

October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

January 15, 2019
2018 Annual report

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Annual reports only apply in specific instances for some candidate committees. Reporting periods for an annual report differ from other periods.

The January 15th report does not apply to committees that last filed on December 6, 2018. Their next report is due on April 15, 2019.

April 15, 2019
2019 1st Quarter report

December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
or
January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019

July 15, 2019
2019 2nd Quarter report

April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019

October 15, 2019
2019 3rd Quarter report

July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

November 5, 2019

Coordinated Election

January 15, 2020
2019 4th Quarter report

October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

January 15, 2020
2019 Annual report

January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Annual reports only apply in specific instances for some candidate committees. Reporting periods for an annual report differ from other periods.

 

 

I have questions.

The Colorado Campaign and Political Finance Manual is available on the TRACER website for more detailed information. Contact our office at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383 or cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us for assistance.

 

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