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Filing Dates for the West Virginia Senate Special Election

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AGENCY:

Federal Election Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of filing dates for special election.

SUMMARY:

West Virginia has scheduled special elections on August 28, 2010, and November 2, 2010, to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by the late Senator Robert C. Byrd.

Committees required to file reports in connection with only the Special Primary Election on August 28, 2010, 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 November 2, 2010, 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 West Virginia Special Primary and Special General Elections shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report on August 16, 2010; a 12-day Pre-General Report on October 21, 2010; and a 30-day Post-General Report on December 2, 2010. (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 August 16, 2010. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

Note that these reports are in addition to the campaign committee's quarterly filings due in October 2010 and January 2011. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

Unauthorized Committees (PACs and Party Committees)

Political committees filing on a quarterly basis in 2010 are subject to special election reporting if they make previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the West Virginia 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 make contributions or expenditures in connection with the West Virginia Special Primary or Special General Elections will continue to file according to the monthly reporting schedule.

Additional disclosure information in connection with the West Virginia Special Elections may be found on the FEC Web site at http://www.fec.gov/​info/​report_​dates_​2010.shtml.

Disclosure of Lobbyist Bundling Activity

Campaign committees, party committees and Leadership PACs that are otherwise required to file reports in connection with the special elections must simultaneously file FEC Form 3L if they receive two or more bundled contributions from lobbyists/registrants or lobbyist/registrant PACs that aggregate in excess of $16,000 during the special election reporting periods (see charts below for closing date of each period). 11 CFR 104.22(a)(5)(v).

Calendar of Reporting Dates for West Virginia Special Election

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ReportClose of books 1Reg./Cert. & overnight mailing deadlineFiling deadline
Committees Involved in Only the Special Primary (08/28/10) Must File
Pre-Primary08/08/1008/13/1008/16/10
October Quarterly09/30/1010/15/1010/15/10
Committees Involved in Both the Special Primary (08/28/10) and Special General (11/02/10) Must File
Pre-Primary08/08/1008/13/1008/16/10
October Quarterly09/30/1010/15/1010/15/10
Pre-General10/13/1010/18/1010/21/10
Post-General11/22/1012/02/1012/02/10
Year-End12/31/1001/31/1101/31/11
Committees Involved in Only the Special General (11/02/10) Must File
Pre-General10/13/1010/18/1010/21/10
Post-General11/22/1012/02/1012/02/10
Year-End12/31/1001/31/1101/31/11
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 as a political committee with the Commission up through the close of books for the first report due.
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Dated: July 23, 2010.

On behalf of the Commission.

Matthew S. Petersen,

Chairman, Federal Election Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2010-18704 Filed 7-29-10; 8:45 am]

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