Campaign Finance Reports Electronic Filing System

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Welcome to the Harris Elections Administrator's Campaign Finance Reports Electronic Filing System.  This online web filing system will allow County Officeholders, Candidates, authorized committee members and other authorized personnel to use an internet browser to file campaign contribution and expenditure reports that have been saved to their computer.

Password Required. Before the online electronic campaign report filing system can be used, a user must have an User ID and password and an "Authorization Form" on file with the Harris County Elections Administrator's Office. To obtain a User ID, password, and "Authorization Form" a person who is legally responsible for filing reports with the Elections Administrator's Office must go to the login page  to create a new user Id. password, complete an online information form and print and have notarized a "Authorization Form".  When completed, mail or hand-deliver the "Authorization Form" to the Elections Administrator's Office to have the User ID approved.  A User Id will not be recognized by the online system until it is authorized by the Elections Administrator's Office.  The form can be returned in-person to 1001 Preston, 4th Floor, Houston, TX 77002 or mailing to P.O. Box 1148, Houston,TX 77251-1148.   The "Authorization Form" form is provided in PDF format, Adobe Reader will be needed to be installed on the computer for printing. To create a new User Id and password go to the login page and click the Create New User Account" Link.

Instructions for Completing Reports. Download the needed form and save it to your computer.  Enter data into the form and save.  When you are ready to electronically file your form go to the "Campaign Finance Reports Electronic Filing System Login Page" and logon using your approved User ID and password.  After successfully logging in you will be redirected to the "Report Upload Page " where you can electronically file campaign forms (Note the maximum allowable file size is 5MB.).
For questions regarding how to use the electronic filing system, please contact the Communications and Voter Outreach department at 713-755-6965.  For questions regarding how to report campaign finance information, please contact the Texas Ethics commission at 800.325.8506.

Forms to comply with the law.

  • Candidate/Officeholders Campaign finance Report Form
  • Candidate/Officeholders Instruction Guide
  • Judicial Candidate/Officeholders Campaign Finance Report Form
  • Judicial Candidate/Officeholders Instruction Guide

Computer Requirements. To use the online filing system, you will need a computer with an internet connection and Adobe Reader installed.

Electronic Filing