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This website is intended as a general reference tool and in no way supersedes statutory law or administrative regulations promulgated by the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. The Registry recommends a complete reading of the campaign finance laws contained in KRS Chapter 121 and the rules contained in Title 32 of the Kentucky Administrative Regulations.

The financial data provided at this website constitutes an unofficial version of election finance data. The information generated is created by Registry staff and provided for informational purposes only. This data is made available pursuant to KRS 121.120. The electronic information posted at this website does not constitute the official record of the Registry. The data will represent the most recent data sent to the Registry. The database will be updated once every evening.

The Registry’s searchable database contains records from 1998 to present. Detailed receipt records are included in the database for candidates, issues committees and exploratory committees. Permanent committee (PAC), caucus campaign committee and executive committee records are only presented in summary figures. The contribution records are available to be downloaded as an ASCII text file. If candidates submit financial records using electronic filing software, the disbursement figures will also be available to download. For further detail regarding data included in the database, please click Data History.

Please remember that the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor run as a slate. When searching the database for contributions to either of these offices, please choose “slate” for your office search criteria.

All critical information should be independently verified.  Original election finance statements, including itemized expenditure data, are available for public inspection at the offices of the Registry during regular business hours. For information on how to obtain a copy of an original election finance statement, you may contact the Registry at (502) 573-2226.

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The inclusion of links from this website does not imply endorsement by the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. The Registry makes no endorsement, express or implied, of any links to or from its website, nor is it responsible for the content or activities of any linked websites. Any questions should be directed to the administrator(s) of the specific website.​​​