Candidate Requirement Guide
For the current Ohio Secretary of States interactive Ohio Candidate Requirement Guide click on the link below then scroll to find the Guide. The Guide is a downloadable .pdf.
OHIO CANDIDATE REQUIREMENT GUIDE
Campaign Finance Handbook
For an online Campaign Finance Handbook which includes the topics: Statutes, Rules, Campaign Finance Filing Forms, E-Filing and Resources please click on the link below.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE HANDBOOK
Campaign Finance Forms
Campaign finance forms for the State of Ohio are maintained by the Ohio Secretary of State's office. For the Finance section of the Secretary of States website click the link below.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE FORMS
Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar
The Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar features deadlines based on the 2020 primary and general election dates. Activity related to special elections may require reporting on different dates. Filing entities submitting reports to a county board of elections are encouraged to contact the board for special elections dates and filing deadlines not included on the calendar. Click the link below for a printable 2020 Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar.
2020 CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING CALENDAR
Ohio Election Calendar
The Ohio Election Calendar gives an overview of dates and deadlines which must be followed per the Ohio Revised Code along with rules and deadlines prescribed by the Ohio Secretary of State. The calendar covers all election related dates and deadlines from late in the previous year thru the end of the current year. The link below opens a downloadable/printable version of the calendar.