City Candidates Reporting Dates

All reports are due by 4:30 p.m.

Election Year (the year the name of candidate is on the ballot)

Report Due Date Covered Period
Five days before primary election * Date of initial activity through 10 days before primary election.
Five days before general election * 9 days before primary election through 10 days before general election
Five days before runoff election (if runoff election is held) * 9 days before general election through 10 days before the runoff election
January 19 Cutoff date from previously filed report through December 31

* Most cities only have a general election.

Special Election

In addition to election year reports, special election candidates are required to file the following report:

Report Due Period Covered
5th day before the special election From initial activity or prior report through 10 days before the election

Non-Election Year

Report Due Period Covered
January 19 January 1 - December 31
 

Printed from the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board website on May 25, 2020 at 10:00pm.