Jason M. Gant

Secretary of State

Important Dates

5/19/2014 - Cut-off date to accept donations for the Pre-Primary Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement. (SDCL 12-27-22)

5/20-6/2/2014 - Statewide Candidates (does not include Legislative Candidates), Political Action Committees, Ballot Question Committees, and Political Parties must file Supplemental Campaign Finance statements with the Secretary of State if they receive an aggregate contribution of $500 or more within the fourteen (14) days prior to the election. The report must be filed within 48 hours of receipt of the contribution. (SDCL 12-27-28)

5/23/2014 - Deadline for Gubernatorial Candidates, Legislative Candidates whose name appears on the Primary Election ballot, Political Action Committees, Ballot Question Committees, and State Political Parties to file Pre-Primary Campaign Financial Disclosure Statements. Any statement filed shall be consecutive and shall cover contributions and expenditures since the last statement filed. (SDCL 12-27-22)

6/06/2014 - Deadline for Republican candidates who are seeking nomination at the biennial state convention being held June 19 – 21 to file Pre-Convention Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement. Any statement filed shall be consecutive and shall cover contributions and expenditures since the last statement filed. (SDCL 12-27-22)

10-20-2014 - Cut-off date to accept donations for the Pre-General Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement. (SDCL 12-27-22)

10/20-11/3/2014 - Statewide Candidates (does not include Legislative Candidates), Political Action Committees, Ballot Question Committees, or Political Parties must file supplemental Campaign Finance reports with the Secretary of State if they receive an aggregate contribution of $500 or more within the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the election. The report must be filed within 48 hours of receipt of the contribution. (SDCL 12-27-28)

10/24/2014 - Deadline for Statewide Candidates, Legislative Candidates whose name appears on the General Election ballot, Political Action Committees, Ballot Question Committees, and Political Parties to file Pre-General Campaign Financial Disclosure Statement. Any statement filed shall be consecutive and shall cover contributions and expenditures since the last statement filed. (SDCL 12-27-22)