All filers registered with OCPF can file their periodic campaign finance reports and late contribution reports online using Reporter 6. File Online
Ballot Question Spending CPF22 or 22A Reports
CPF 22 ballot question spending reports are filed by individuals, for-profit business corporations, associations and organizations. CPF 22A reports are filed by the treasurers of cities, towns, or other governmental units.
Individuals, groups and organizations can file their reports of electioneering activity online.
Independent Expenditures CPF 18A Reports
Reports of independent expenditure activity can be filed online. To begin, select your filer type:
IEPAC reports include contributor information.
View a listing of the most recently filed reports, in descending order by filing date.
IE PAC Independent Expenditures
View independent expenditure reports filed by IE PACs. The reports are grouped by year and can be filtered by filer, candidate, or date.
View reports of electioneering communications filed by individuals, groups and associations. The reports are grouped by year and can be filtered by filer, candidate or date.
View reports of independent expenditures filed by individuals, groups, associations, corporations, labor unions, political committees or other entities. The reports are grouped by year and can be filtered by filer, candidate or date.
View the reports filed by candidates in special elections, grouped by seat.
View reports filed by legislative candidates, grouped by seat, from 2002 to the present.
PACs and People’s Committees
View report filed by political action committees, grouped by year from 2002 to the present.
View ballot question committee reports, grouped by ballot question.
Donations Segregated Funds
View reports filed by candidates with recount, legal defense or inaugural fund accounts.
Charts & Graphs
Legislative race and ballot question spending charts.
Search Contributions and Expenditures
Search all itemized contributions and expenditures for all registered filers.
Download our entire electronic report database, account type listings, filer listings or district code listings.
Browse filer reports and data.
Browse a listing of all candidates and committees registered with OCPF to view reports, report data or contact information.
View a listing of the campaign finance report filing schedules for all candidates and committees.
View a listing of newly organized candidates and committees, with links to their organizational documents.
Download Filer Lists
Download a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or a tab-delimited text file of all filers who register with OCPF.
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Searchable Database – For information only
OCPF audits all campaign finance reports and reviews complaints alleging violations of the campaign finance law. View the public records of the enforcement actions or rulings resulting from OCPF’s audits and reviews.
MGL Ch. 55 MA Campaign Finance Law
Chapter 55 is the Massachusetts general law governing campaign finance.
OCPF Regulations CMR 970
The campaign finance activity regulations promulgated by OCPF.
OCPF issues opinions concerning prospective activities in response to questions by candidates, committees and the public. View a chronological index of all AOs issued by OCPF since 1982, with links to the full text of each opinion.
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Secretary, State Treasurer or State Auditor.
House and Senate
Seats in the State Senate and State House (General Court).
Local Offices (Files Locally)
All municipal offices with reporting requirements to local election officials. For example, school committee candidates, selectmen, and city councilors in cities with populations of less than 75,000.
Depository Municipal Office
Mayor or City Councilor in Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, New Bedford, Newton, Quincy, Somerville, Springfield and Worcester.
Mayor (population up to 75,000)
State Political Action Committees (PACs)
Committees that raise and spend money to support or oppose one or more statewide, legislative, district & county, mayoral or some city council candidates, based upon stated principles or interests. These PACs organize and file periodic reports with OCPF.
County and District Offices
County Clerks of Court, Commissioners & Treasurers; Registers of Deeds & Probate; District Attorneys; Sheriffs and Suffolk County Clerks of Superior & Supreme Judicial Courts; Governor’s Council.
Local Political Party Committee
Ward, Town or City Committees of a State Political Party.
Independent Expenditure PAC
A political action committee that only receives donations to make independent expenditures, and only makes independent expenditures.
State Ballot Question Committee
For questions appearing on the ballot of the next state election.
Municipal Ballot Question Committee
For questions appearing on the ballot of a city or town election.
Segregated Fund Accounts
Legal defense, recount or inaugural funds.
Local Political Action Committees
PACs concerned only with candidates in a specific city or town. These PACs organize and file periodic reports with their local election officials.
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Additional Help s expenditures. In addition, these candidates and committees file twice-monthly reports of contribution information, and, if applicable, detailed monthly reports for any reimbursement, subvendor or credit card payments made by the committee.
These candidates and committees are also responsible for filing year-end summary reports.
75,000+ Populations This includes the communities of Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, New Bedford, Newton, Quincy, Somerville, Springfield and Worcester. State Party Committees The state committees of political parties organized under M.G.L. chapter 52, section 1. State Political Action Committees (PACs) PACs and People s Committees.
Non-depository candidates and committees are candidates for the state legislature or the Barnstable Assembly of Delegates, local party committees, ballot question committees and the mayoral candidates in cities with populations less than 75,000, which include: