What Is the Initial Account Set Up & Agreement?

The Setup Account page allows you to set up a few initial pieces of your database, including filing information. This page will no longer appear once you agree to the Terms of Service.

There are a couple of items to select in order to get started with your account.

Political Committee Type

Make sure to pick the correct type for your committee. The most common types are Candidate Committees and Political Action Committees.

Set up Compliance Filing for

Select the state agency the compliance reports will be filed with. If this is a FEC only account, select the Federal Election Commission option.

If this is a joint state/federal account, click the checkbox labeled This account will be used for both state & federal committees. The dropdown will then allow you to select the state.

Once those options are set, click the checkbox next to the Terms of Service, then the I Agree | Set Up Account button to start the initial setup process and access your account.