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                                                           Campaign Finance Disclosure

    Upcoming Filing Deadlines:

    2014 April Quarterly Campaign Statement due by 5:00 pm on April 25th; closes on April 20, 2014 and are required to be filed by Independent and Political PAC Committees and Ballot Question Committees.


    ** Electronic Filing threshold lowered to $5,000.00 from $20,000 effective for all 2014 filings including statements due on January 31, 2014

    Electronic Filers: MERTS is available at



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  • Committee Pages

    Select a committee type below to view forms and filing materials pertinent to that committee type.



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    TV Station Profiles & Public Inspection Files

    Search FCC records for political ad spending disclosures.  The Federal Communications Commission allows people to find spending disclosure statements of political campaign and issue ads. Enter the call letters of the station and then click on "Political Files" in the middle of menu bar under the station's name. Select a year and then the group.

     Please note, this link is provided as a courtesy and its contents are solely controlled by the FCC.


    MERTS & E-IDR E-Filing (State Level Filers Only)

    MERTS Plus E-Filers
    MERTS: Website: Download software and software updates, sign up for MERTS training sessions, download MERTS training materials, committee manuals as well as find out how to contact the MERTS help desk.

    E-IDR: File your Late Contribution Reports and find other electronic filing information.

    Approved Vendors for Electronic filing: The following companies  have passed the validation process and have been approved for electronic filing submission of original and amended campaign statements by the Michigan Department of State's Bureau of Elections.


    Phone (517) 373-2540
    Fax (517) 373-0941
    Contact: Campaign Finance Analysts


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