Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

Political Committees

What are Political Committees?

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A group of persons cooperating to aid or promote the success or defeat of a candidate or issue, including the making of donations to a personal campaign committee. “Political Committee” does not mean an individual, a personal campaign committee, individuals who are related and who make contributions from a joint checking account, an entity that provides goods or services to a candidate or committee in the regular course of its business at the same price that would be provided to the general public, or a business entity using its own funds, except a business entity whose intended purpose is to act as a political committee.

The “purpose” of a political committee means an act done with intent or in such a way as to influence or tend to influence, directly or indirectly, the nomination or election of a candidate or the passage or defeat of any issue on the ballot at a municipal election.

Political committees must register with the State of Utah and also with Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office.

Filing Dates

Report TypeDate Due
September 30th ReportOctober 2, 2023
General Report October 31, 2023
End of Year ReportJanuary 10, 2024

Registration Form

Political Committee Finance Statement

Registered Political Action Committees

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