2018-11355. Filing Dates for the Pennsylvania Special Election in the 7th Congressional District  

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    AGENCY:

    Federal Election Commission.

    ACTION:

    Notice of filing dates for special election.

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    SUMMARY:

    Pennsylvania has scheduled a special general election on November 6, 2018, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 7th Congressional District vacated by Representative Patrick L. Meehan.

    Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on November 6, 2018, shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Ms. Elizabeth S. Kurland, Information Division, 1050 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20463; Telephone: (202) 694-1100; Toll Free (800) 424-9530.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Principal Campaign Committees

    All principal campaign committees of candidates who participate in the Pennsylvania Special General Election shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report on October 25, 2018; and a Post-General Report on December 6, 2018. (See chart below for the closing date for each report.)

    Note that these reports are in addition to the campaign committee's regular quarterly filings. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

    Unauthorized Committees (PACs and Party Committees)

    Political committees filing on a quarterly basis in 2018 are subject to special election reporting if they make previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the Pennsylvania Special General Election by the close of books for the applicable report(s). (See chart below for the closing date for each report.)

    Committees filing monthly that make contributions or expenditures in connection with the Pennsylvania Special General Election will continue to file according to the monthly reporting schedule.

    Additional disclosure information in connection with the Pennsylvania Special General Election may be found on the FEC website at https://www.fec.gov/​help-candidates-and-committees/​dates-and-deadlines/​.

    Disclosure of Lobbyist Bundling Activity

    Principal campaign committees, party committees and Leadership PACs that are otherwise required to file reports in connection with the special elections must simultaneously file FEC Form 3L if they receive two or more bundled contributions from lobbyists/registrants or lobbyist/registrant PACs that aggregate in excess of $18,200 during the special election reporting periods. (See chart below for closing date of each period.) 11 CFR 104.22(a)(5)(v), (b), 110.17(e)(2), (f).

    Calendar of Reporting Dates for Pennsylvania Special General Election

    ReportClose of books 1Reg./cert. and overnight mailing deadlineFiling deadline
    Committees Involved in the Special General (11/06/18) Must File
    Pre-General10/17/1810/22/1810/25/18
    Post-General11/26/1812/06/1812/06/18
    Year-End12/31/1801/31/1901/31/19
    1 The reporting period always begins the day after the closing date of the last report filed. If the committee is new and has not previously filed a report, the first report must cover all activity that occurred before the committee registered as a political committee up through the close of books for the first report due.
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    On behalf of the Commission.

    Dated: May 14, 2018.

    Caroline C. Hunter,

    Chair, Federal Election Commission.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11355 Filed 5-25-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
05/29/2018
Department:
Federal Election Commission
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice of filing dates for special election.
Document Number:
2018-11355
Pages:
24473-24474 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Notice 2018-10
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PDF File:
2018-11355.pdf