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2018 Candidate Calendar

  • January 1, 2018
    • Primary Election and Independent candidates may begin circulating petitions.
    • Statement of Organization is due 15 days after becoming a candidate. The candidate committees that have not already filed a statement of organization, must file not later than 15 days after the date upon which the committee made contributions, received contributions or paid expenses in excess of $500 unless such activity falls within 30 days of any statewide election, in which case the statement of organization shall be filed within 48 hours.
    • Current elected officials must file an Elected Official FIS no later than January 1. 
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  • January 26, 2018
    • 2017 Year-End Campaign Finance Report is due by 5:00 pm CT 
    • County Party and Auxiliary Committees no longer have to file a year-end report.
    • File this report online or print paper reports from here: https://sdcfr.sdsos.gov/ 
  • Petition filing deadlines:
    • March 27, 2018 for Primary Election candidates
    • April 24, 2018 for Independent candidates
    • Candidate Financial Interest Statements (FIS) must be filed within 15 days after filing in the office where the candidate nominating petition or convention nomination certification was filed.
  • May 21, 2018
    • Pre-Primary Campaign Finance Report is due by 5:00 pm CT (if you are a legislative candidate and your name does not appear on the Primary ballot you are not required to file this report; all statewide candidates including independent statewide candidates have to file this report whether or not their name is printed on the Primary ballot).
    • County Party and Auxiliary Committees no longer have to file a pre-primary report.
  • June 5, 2018
    • Primary Election
  • October 22, 2018
  • November 6, 2018
    • General Election
  • January 2019: Elected Official Oath of Office & Financial Interest Statement must be filed in the office where the candidate nominating petition or convention nomination certification was filed within 15 days after taking your oath of office.
  • January 25, 2019
* All petitions and campaign finance reports that are filed with the Secretary of State are due by 5:00 pm CT on the deadline day.