Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance


 Campaign Finance Disclosure Information

Campaign Finance Information

Campaign Finance reports filed with the Livingston County Elections Division can be viewed for local, school and county candidates as well as political action and ballot question committees. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 
Visit the State of Michigan's website for information regarding state campaign finance laws and view a searchable database .
 
For federal campaign finance disclosure, visit the Federal Election Commission.

 Campaign Finance Filing Dates - Candidate/Ballot Question that will seek election in 2023

Election Date
StatementClosing Date of Statement
All Statements Due by 5:00 p.m.
May 2, 2023
Special Election
Pre-ElectionApril 16, 2023April 21, 2023

48 Hour
Late Contribution Report
Period from:
April 17 - April 29
48 hours after receipt

Post-ElectionMay 22, 2023
June 1, 2023




August 8, 2023
Primary Election
Pre-ElectionJuly 23, 2023
July 28, 2023

48 Hour
Late Contribution Report
Period from:
July 24 - August 5
48 hours after receipt

Post-ElectionAugust 28, 2023
September 7, 2023




November 7, 2023
General Election
Pre-ElectionOctober 22, 2023
October 27, 2023

48 Hour
Late Contribution Report
Period from:
October 23 - November 4
48 hours after receipt

Post-ElectionNovember 27, 2023
December 7, 2023

 Campaign Finance Filing Dates - Candidate/Ballot Question that will NOT seek election in 2023

StatementClosing Date of Statement
All Statements Due by 5:00 p.m.
AnnualDecember 31, 2022
January 31, 2023
April Quarterly (Ballot Question only)
April 20, 2023
April 25, 2023
July Quarterly
July 20, 2023
July 25, 2023
October Quarterly
October 20, 2023
October 25, 2023

A committee that files a Post-Election Campaign Statement during December is exempt from filing the Annual.
These statements are required by all Ballot Question Committees and Candidate Committees of candidates that have NO election in 2023 that do not have the reporting waiver.

 Campaign Finance Statement Information

Committee Type
Required
Campaign Statements (CS)
Required
Immediate Disclosure Reports
Candidate Committees
  • Annual Campaign Statement
  • Pre and Post-Election Campaign Statements for each election where the candidate is running for elective office; and
  • July and October Campaign Statement in years that there is no election for the candidate.
  • 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (LCR) following a Pre-Election Campaign Statement.
Ballot Question Committees
  • Annual Campaign Statement
  • Pre and Post-Election Campaign Statements for each election which expenditures are made; and
  • April, July, and October Campaign Statement (April, July, and October are waived if the overlapping Pre and Post-Election CS are filed; October CS are not owed in even years).
  • 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (LCR) following a Pre-Election Campaign Statement.

 Reporting Waiver

Committees that qualify for and maintain the $1000.00 Reporting Waiver are not required to file campaign statements. The Reporting Waiver does not waive the 48 Hour/Late Contribution Reports (LCR), other immediate disclosure reports or Petition Proposal Statements. To file for a reporting waiver complete and submit this form.