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Filing Dates for the New Jersey Senate Special Elections

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AGENCY:

Federal Election Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of filing dates for special election.

SUMMARY:

New Jersey has scheduled special elections on August 13, 2013, and October 16, 2013, to fill the U.S. Senate seat of the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg.

Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on August 13, 2013, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and the Special General Election on October 16, 2013, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report, 12-day Pre-General Report, and a 30-day Post-General Report.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Elizabeth S. Kurland, 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 New Jersey Special Primary and Special General Elections shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report on August 1, 2013; a 12-day Pre-General Report on October 4, 2013; and a 30-day Post-General Report on November 15, 2013. (See charts 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 1, 2013. (See charts below for the closing date for each report.)

Unauthorized Committees (PACs and Party Committees)

Political committees filing on a semi-annual basis in 2013 are subject to special election reporting if they make previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the New Jersey Special Primary or Special General Elections by the close of books for the applicable report(s). (See charts below for the closing date for each report.)

Committees filing monthly that make contributions or expenditures in connection with the New Jersey Special Primary or General Elections will continue to file according to the monthly reporting schedule.Start Printed Page 36549

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

Disclosure of Lobbyist Bundling Activity

Principal 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 $17,100 during the special election reporting periods (see charts below for closing date of each period). 11 CFR 104.22(a)(5)(v) and (b).

Calendar of Reporting Dates for New Jersey Special Election

ReportClose of books 1Reg./cert. and overnight mailing deadlineFiling deadline
Quarterly Filing Committees Involved in Only the Special Primary (08/13/13) Must File:
Pre-Primary07/24/1307/29/1308/01/13
October Quarterly09/30/1310/15/1310/15/13
Semi-Annual Filing Committees Involved in Only the Special Primary (08/13/13) Must File:
Mid-Year—WAIVED—
Pre-Primary07/24/1307/29/1308/01/13
Year-End12/31/1301/31/1401/31/14
Quarterly Filing Committees Involved in Both the Special Primary (08/13/13) and Special General (10/16/13) Must File:
Pre-Primary07/24/1307/29/1308/01/13
Pre-General09/26/1310/01/1310/04/13
October Quarterly09/30/1310/15/1310/15/13
Post-General11/05/1311/15/1311/15/13
Year-End12/31/1301/31/1401/31/14
Semi-Annual Filing Committees Involved in Both the Special Primary (08/13/13) and Special General (10/16/13) Must File:
Mid-Year—WAIVED—
Pre-Primary07/24/1307/29/1308/01/13
Pre-General09/26/1310/01/1310/04/13
Post-General11/05/1311/15/1311/15/13
Year-End12/31/1301/31/1401/31/14
Quarterly Filing Committees Involved in Only the Special General (10/16/13) Must File:
Pre-General09/26/1310/01/1310/04/13
Post-General11/05/1311/15/1311/15/13
Year-End12/31/1301/31/1401/31/14
Semi-Annual Filing Committees Involved in Only the Special General (10/16/13) Must File:
Mid-Year06/30/1307/31/1307/31/13
Pre-General09/26/1310/01/1310/04/13
Post-General11/05/1311/15/1311/15/13
Year-End12/31/1301/31/1401/31/14
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 up through the close of books for the first report due.
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Dated: June 11, 2013.

On behalf of the Commission.

Ellen L. Weintraub,

Chair, Federal Election Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2013-14403 Filed 6-17-13; 8:45 am]

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