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Filing Dates for the Kentucky Special Election in the 1st Congressional District

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AGENCY:

Federal Election Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of filing dates for special election.

SUMMARY:

Kentucky has scheduled a special general election on November 8, 2016, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 1st Congressional District vacated by Representative Ed Whitfield.

Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special General Election on November 8, 2016, shall file a 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 Kentucky Special General Election shall file a 12-day Pre-General Report on October 27, 2016; and a Post-General Report on December 8, 2016. (See chart below for the closing date for each report.)

Note that these reports are in addition to the campaign committee's regular quarterly filings. (See chart below for the closing date for each report).

Unauthorized Committees (PACs and Party Committees)

Political committees filing on a quarterly basis in 2016 are subject to special election reporting if they make previously undisclosed contributions or expenditures in connection with the Kentucky Special General Election 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 Kentucky Special General Election will continue to file according to the monthly reporting schedule.

Additional disclosure information in connection with the Kentucky Special General Election 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 general election 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 the $17,600 during the special election reporting periods. (See chart below for closing date of each period.) 11 CFR 104.22(a)(5)(v), (b).Start Printed Page 64909

Calendar of Reporting Dates for Kentucky Special General Election

ReportClose of books1Reg./cert. and overnight mailing deadlineFiling deadline
Committees Involved in the Special General (11/08/16) Must File
Pre-General10/19/1610/24/1610/27/16
Post-General11/28/1612/08/1612/08/16
Year-End12/31/1601/31/1701/31/17
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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On behalf of the Commission.

Dated: September 12, 2016.

Matthew S. Petersen,

Chairman, Federal Election Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2016-22685 Filed 9-20-16; 8:45 am]

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