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Filing Dates for the Illinois Special Election in the 5th Congressional District

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AGENCY:

Federal Election Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of filing dates for special election.

SUMMARY:

Illinois has scheduled elections on March 3, 2009, and April 7, 2009, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the Fifth Congressional District vacated by Representative Rahm Emanuel.

Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on March 3, 2009, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and Special General Election on April 7, 2009, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report, a 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Kevin R. Salley, Information Division, 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20463; Telephone: (202) 694-1100; Toll Free (800) 424-9530.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Principal Campaign Committees

All principal campaign committees of candidates who participate in the Illinois Special Primary and Special General Elections shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report on February 19, 2009; a 12-day Pre-General Report on March 26, 2009; and a 30-day Post-General Report on May 7, 2009. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

All principal campaign committees of candidates participating only in the Special Primary Election shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report on February 19, 2009. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

Unauthorized Committees (PACs and Party Committees)

Political committees filing on a semiannual basis in 2009 are subject to special election reporting if they make previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the Illinois Special Primary or Special General Elections by the close of books for the applicable report(s). (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

Committees filing monthly that support candidates in the Illinois Special Primary or Special General Elections should continue to file according to the monthly reporting schedule. Start Printed Page 3598

Additional disclosure information in connection with the Illinois Special Election may be found on the FEC Web site at http://www.fec.gov/​info/​report_​dates.shtml.

Calendar of Reporting Dates for Illinois Special Election

ReportClose of books 1Reg./Cert. & overnight mailing deadlineFiling deadline
QUARTERLY FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN ONLY THE SPECIAL PRIMARY
(03/03/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-Primary02/11/092 02/16/0902/19/09
April Quarterly03/31/0904/15/0904/15/09
SEMIANNUAL FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN ONLY THE SPECIAL PRIMARY
(03/03/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-Primary02/11/0902/16/09 202/19/09
Mid-Year06/30/0907/31/0907/31/09
QUARTERLY FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN BOTH THE SPECIAL PRIMARY
(03/03/09) AND SPECIAL GENERAL (04/07/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-Primary02/11/092 02/16/0902/19/09
Pre-General03/18/0903/23/0903/26/09
Post-General04/27/0905/07/0905/07/09
July Quarterly06/30/0907/15/0907/15/09
SEMIANNUAL FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN BOTH THE SPECIAL PRIMARY
(03/03/09) AND SPECIAL GENERAL (04/07/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-Primary02/11/092 02/16/0902/19/09
Pre-General03/18/0903/23/0903/26/09
Post-General04/27/0905/07/0905/07/09
Mid-Year06/30/0907/31/0907/31/09
QUARTERLY FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN ONLY THE SPECIAL GENERAL
(04/07/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-General03/18/0903/23/0903/26/09
Post-General04/27/0905/07/0905/07/09
July Quarterly06/30/0907/15/0907/15/09
SEMIANNUAL FILING COMMITTEES INVOLVED IN ONLY THE SPECIAL GENERAL
(04/07/09) MUST FILE:
Pre-General03/18/0903/23/0903/26/09
Post-General04/27/0905/07/0905/07/09
Mid-Year06/30/0907/31/0907/31/09
1 The reporting period always begins the day after the closing date of the last report filed. If the committee is new and has not previously filed a report, the first report must cover all activity that occurred before the committee registered up through the close of books for the first report due.
2 Notice that the registered/certified & overnight mailing deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday. The report should be postmarked on or before that date.
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Dated: January 12, 2009.

On behalf of the Commission.

Steven T. Walther,

Chairman, Federal Election Commission.

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[FR Doc. E9-989 Filed 1-16-09; 8:45 am]

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