Campaign Finance


Information regarding campaign finance can be obtained by contacting the Lucas County Board of Elections, Campaign Finance Division.

All regulations regarding campaign finance, including the forms needed to file financial reports, are available online.

The 2021 Adjusted Campaign Contribution Limits are now available at this link:

2021 Adjusted Campaign Contribution Limits (PDF)

Candidate Filing Information for 2021:

Candidate Filing Deadlines 2021 (PDF)

If you are in need of the individual forms for filing your report, please visit:

Ohio Secretary of State Campaign Finance Forms (Website)

Ohio Secretary of State Forms & Petitions (Website)

For information about campaign contribution limits, please read:

Ohio Campaign Contribution Limits (PDF)

For more information, call (419) 213-2093

Campaign Finance Reports

BOe-File General Transaction Search (Website) - This link is to search for items filed online at the Ohio Secretary of State BOE-FILE CAMPAIGN FINANCE PORTAL (Website)

Post-05/2019 Campaign Finance Reports (Website)

Campaign Finance Reports (Website) - This link will direct you to the Document Center for reports files before 05/2019.

Follow the directions below to find the Campaign Finance Reports you need:

  1. Locate Board of Elections in the left pane.

  2. Click on the + sign next to Board of Elections to expand the selection

  3. Locate Campaign Finance Reports in the left pane and click on the + sign to expand

  4. Locate the year desired and click that year's folder

  5. The reports will be listed on the right in alphabetical order

Filing Deadlines and Information

2021 Ohio Candidate Requirement Guide (PDF)

2020 Financial Disclosure Guide (Website) Financial Disclosure Notification Form (PDF)

Ohio Campaign Finance Handbook (Website)

Filing Fees for Issues (PDF)

2021 Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar (Lucas County Specific) (PDF)