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Registration Toolkits

Use this page to download all of the forms and other information necessary to register a campaign committee, party committee, separate segregated fund or nonconnected committee with the FEC. While most committees can file their reports electronically, committees continue to register on paper. If you have questions, please contact the FEC's Information Division toll-free at 800-424-9530 or by e-mail at info@fec.gov.

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toolkitCandidate Registration Toolkit

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  • FEC Form 1 - Statement of Organization [PDF]
  • FEC Form 1 Webform (NOTE: Filing a Form 1 through this system constitutes an electronic filing. Committees are required to file electronically if total contributions received or total expenditures made exceed, or are expected to exceed, $50,000 in any calendar year. Committees who are not required to file electronically, but choose to do so, must continue to file electronically for that calendar year. 11 C.F.R. §104.18 Campaign committees of Senate candidates are required to file reports on paper with the Secretary of the Senate. Senate candidates can use the Forms 1 and 2 Webforms, but will not have the option to submit reports electronically. Instead, Senate candidates can use the system to print a paper copy to file with the Secretary of the Senate.)
  • Screen-fillable FEC Form 1 [PDF]
  • Screen-fillable FEC Form 1 with audio instructions [PDF]
  • FEC Form 2 - Statement of Candidacy [PDF]
  • FEC Form 2 Webform (NOTE:Filing a Form 2 through this system constitutes an electronic filing. Committees are required to file electronically if total contributions received or total expenditures made exceed, or are expected to exceed, $50,000 in any calendar year. Committees who are not required to file electronically, but choose to do so, must continue to file electronically for that calendar year. 11 C.F.R. §104.18 Campaign committees of Senate candidates are required to file reports on paper with the Secretary of the Senate. Senate candidates can use the Forms 1 and 2 Webforms, but will not have the option to submit reports electronically. Instead, Senate candidates can use the system to print a paper copy to file with the Secretary of the Senate.)
  • Screen-fillable FEC Form 2 with audio instructions [PDF]

 

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