Campaign Finance – Reporting Dates


Idaho Sunshine Law – Reporting Dates – 2017/2018 Election Cycle

The following is the schedule of reporting periods and due dates for filing Campaign Financial Disclosure Reports in 2017 and 2018. These dates are set pursuant to the provisions of Sections 67-6607 and 67-6608,
Idaho Code.

Primary Election — May 15, 2018

General Election — November 6, 2018

Type of Report Who Files the Report Reporting Period Due Date
2017 Semi-Annual Report – Mid Year
  • Candidates for statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
January 1 – June 30, 2017 July 31, 2017
2017 Annual – Year End
  • Candidates for statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
July 1 – December 31, 2017 January 31, 2018
Annual (2017)
  • Candidates for non-statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
  • All Political Action Committees
January 1 – December 31, 2017 January 31, 2018
7 Day Pre-Primary
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 Primary Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
January 1 – April 29, 2018 May 8, 2018
48 Hour Notice
(Primary)
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 Primary Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
April 30 – May 12, 2018 Within 48 hours after receipt of $1,000 contribution or $1,000 independent expenditure
30 Day Post-Primary
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 Primary Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
April 30 – May 25, 2018 June 14, 2018
Semi-Annual Report – Mid Year
  • Candidates for non-statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
January 1 – June 30, 2018 July 31, 2018
October 10 Pre-General
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 General Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
May 26 – September 30, 2018 October 10, 2018
7 Day Pre-General
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 General Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
October 1 – October 21, 2018 October 30, 2018
48 Hour Notice
(General)
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 General Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
October 22 – November 3, 2018 Within 48 hours after receipt of $1,000 contribution or $1,000 independent expenditure
30 Day Post-General
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 General Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
October 22 – November 16, 2018 December 6, 2018
2018 Annual
  • Candidates involved in the 2018 General Election.
  • All Political Action Committees
November 17 – December 31, 2018 January 31, 2019
2018 Annual
  • Candidates only involved the 2018 Primary Election.
November 17 – December 31, 2018 January 31, 2019
2018 Annual
  • Candidates for statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
July 1 – December 31, 2018 January 31, 2019
2018 Annual
  • Candidates for non-statewide office who were involved in an election prior to 2017 and are still required to file reports.
July 1 – December 31, 2018 January 31, 2019