FCPA Filing Calendar

2001  
 June 4 Candidates for the 2002 election cycle may begin raising campaign funds. All state candidates must stop fund raising during legislative sessions unless the session is within 120 days of an election.
2002  
 January 8 Regular legislative session begins. Candidates for state office must cease accepting contributions for the 2002 election.
January 29 Certified/registered mail deadline for Annual Report.
January 31 Last day to file Annual Report covering contributions/expenditures for the 2001 calendar year.
February 4 Candidates for state office may begin accepting contributions for the 2002 election.
April 5 Last day a candidate may qualify with a political party to run for office..
April 18 Certified/registered mail deadline for 45-Day Report..
April 23 45-Day Report due..
May 28 Certified/registered mail deadline for 10/5-Day Report..
May 28-30 10/5-Day Report duee
June 4 Primary Electionn
 
Last day for independent and third party candidates to file petitions for ballot access. (This deadline was changed from July 1st pursuant to Act 2001-1131 which was precleared by the U.S. Department of Justice on May 28, 2002. Read the press release issued May 29, 2002.
June 18 Certified/registered mail deadline for 10/5-Day Report..
June 17-20 10/5-Day Report due..
June 25 Primary Run-Off Electionn
September 19 Certified/registered mail deadline for 45-Day Report..
September 23 45-Day Report due..
October 2 Last day unsuccessful candidates in the June 4 Primary can accept contributions to retire a campaign debt.
October 23 Last day unsuccessful candidates in the June 25 Primary Run-Off can accept contributions to retire a campaign debt.
October 29 Certified/registered mail deadline for 10/5-Day report..
October 28-31 10/5-Day report due..
November 5 General Electionn
2003  
January 29 Certified/registered mail deadline for Annual Report..
January 31 Last day to file Annual Report covering contributions / expenditures for the 2002 calendar year..
March 5 Last day candidates in the November 7 General Election can accept contributions to retire a campaign debt..