Campaign Dates

Note: Dates Subject to Change

All dates are subject to change without notice in the event of passage of any amendatory legislation.

Please note: All candidates and committees for local office must file with the Bucks County Board of Elections at 55 E Court Street.

Timely Filing Note

Postmarks are acceptable as proof of timely filing when the report is postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than the day prior to the filing deadline.

Penalties

In accordance with the Campaign Finance Reporting Law, those who file required reports after the filing deadline are assessed a late filing fee of $20 per day for the first six days that a report is late, and $10 per day thereafter, up to a maximum penalty of $250.

Reporting Deadlines

  1. Annual Report
  2. Municipal Primary
  3. Municipal Election

2021 Annual Report Deadline

  • Type of Report: 2021 Annual Report
  • Complete as of: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Filing Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022

2020 Annual Report Deadline

  • Type of Report: 2020 Annual Report
  • Complete as of: December 31, 2020
  • Filing Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021

Annual Report Note

Annual Reports must be filed by all candidates, political committees and contributing lobbyists that have not filed a termination report.

Special Election

In the event of any special election, candidates and committees should contact this bureau regarding reporting requirements and filing deadlines.

Political Committee Treasurers

It is the treasurer's responsibility to file required committee reports. Keep this schedule available for reference prior to each reporting deadline. If you need a reporting form, you may print one from the PA Department of State's (DOS) website or request one from the Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation.

You may also file your report online. Visit the DOS website Campaign Finance page to learn more and submit your reports online. Please remember that all reports must include your filer identification number on the cover page.

Questions?

If you have any questions about Pennsylvania's Campaign Finance Reporting Law or reporting requirements, please direct them to the Campaign Finance Division of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation at 717-787-5280 or contact the Bucks County Board of Elections.